Participating Offices

Italy

Title:Italian Patent and Trademark Office
Depositing Office:
  • National industrial design applications
  • National patent applications
  • National trademark applications
  • National utility model applications
  • PCT international applications
Depositing Office since:October 1, 2020

Notifications

Date: October 1, 2020

The Italian Patent and Trademark Office (IPTO) notified the International Bureau in accordance with paragraphs 10 and 12 of the Framework Provisions that it would commence operation as a depositing office with effect from October 1, 2020.

Technical and operational options adopted by IPTO are:

  • IPTO as a depositing Office will deposit certified copies of patent, utility model, industrial design and trademark applications as priority documents, including PCT applications filed at our Office on and after the 1st of October 2018, which the applicant specifically requests be made available to the service;
  • All documents and information will be exchanged in black and white or color and in PDF format through the WIPO DAS Office web portal and based on WIPO PCT-EDI

The following practical information may be useful to applicants:

  • A request to our IPTO to make an application available through the service may be made by using the intended Request Form, available from the IPTO’s website clearly stating the relevant application number and indicating that it should be made available to WIPO Digital Access Service;
  • The national and international patent applications hosted in IPTO’s digital library use the respective number formats IT 10YYYYNNNNNNNNN and PCT/XXYYYY/NNNNNN;
  • The national industrial applications hosted in IPTO’s digital library use the number format IT 40YYYYNNNNNNNNN;
  • The national utility model applications hosted in IPTO’s digital library use the number format IT 20YYYYNNNNNNNNN;
  • The national trademark applications hosted in IPTO’s digital library use the number format IT 30YYYYNNNNNNNNN;
  • Further details on the IPTO’s participation in the service will be made available at IPTO’s office’s website http://www.uibm.mise.gov.it.