Yes, a WIPO Account is required to log in and use eHague. Create a WIPO Account.
No, the names do not have to match.
You cannot access the demo version of eHague using your regular WIPO Account. You need to create a ‘dummy’ WIPO Account, using different credentials:
The major web browsers supported are Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari. Make sure you use the latest version.
The personal security settings of your device or network might affect some features or content within eHague.
Yes, eHague supports this functionality. You can retrieve any pending applications in the 'Draft application(s)' tab within eHague.
To file an application through eHague you need to have a WIPO Account. That account uses strong authentication, which eliminates the need for a physical signature.
We recommend that you use a text-string signature (also known as an "s-signature"). A rubber stamp impression of a party’s name (whether a natural or legal person) or a handwritten signature are also accepted.
A reproduction refers to photographs, drawings or other graphic representations that illustrate your design.
|Image format:||JPG or TIFF|
|Dimensions:||Minimum 3 x 3 cm ; maximum 16 x 16 cm|
|Borders:||Between 1 and 20 pixels|
|Color:||RGB or grayscale|
|File size:||Maximum 2MB (per file)|
No, there is no limit. You should however note that fees apply per reproduction. For more information, refer to the Schedule of Fees.
File names may include a maximum of 255 characters. Important! You must not include spaces or non-alphanumerical / non-Latin characters.
The maximum file size is 20MB.
Disclaimer: The questions and answers provided on this page serve a purely informative purpose and are not a legal point of reference. They do not necessarily represent the official position of WIPO or its member states.
(Last revision: March 2021)