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Hague System Website – New Interfaces

March 11, 2021

With a view to enhancing your online experience with us, we have launched a set of new web interfaces providing more in depth information about the Hague System and the procedures for filing international design applications, renewing / managing international registrations and searching existing designs. At the same time, we have improved navigation to our online services and resources from the Hague home page.

An enhanced Hague System home page

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We have adjusted the content of our home page to give both new and potential customers a quick and basic understanding of the System including the benefits of filing internationally. For our seasoned users, the updated 'Resources' section of the page continues to provide quick access to all supporting and reference materials and more.

The new interfaces

Four new interfaces – catering for users of all backgrounds and levels – guide you through the workings of the Hague System and the main steps involved in international design protection – from searching existing designs and filing applications and managing registrations, through to renewing registrations. Each interface provides you with direct links to all related services, resources and products that you need for each given function.

How the Hague System works

Learn all about the process of obtaining international design protection.

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Filing applications & renewing registrations

How do you obtain and renew design protection internationally? Why is it best to file and renew online using eHague?

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Managing registrations

How do you make modifications to your international design registrations including changes in ownership, renunciation and limitation.

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Searching protected designs

Why and where to search protected designs before you file an international design application.


We will be adding more new and revised content throughout the year so please check back often!

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WIPO Hague System – The International Design System

WIPO's Hague System provides a unique international mechanism for securing and managing design rights simultaneously in more than 90 countries through one application, in one language with one set of fees.