Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic offers possibility to file EP and PCT applications in elec-tronic form with effect from 1 January 2006.
EP and PCT filings can be done using eOLF (epoline® Online Filing) software offered by the EPO using smart cards issued by EPO.
PCT filings can be done using PCT-SAFE software offered by the WIPO using digital certificate issued by WIPO.
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Electronic filing of applications or Online Filing presents the fast, safe way to file patent applications via Internet directly from your PC. It enables to prepare patent applications in electronic form and file them via safe electronic submission or using physical medium (CD or DVD) to IPO SK. Here, you can find all needed information about eOLF and PCT-SAFE.
saves time and money
provides instant receipt with number and date of filing
guarantees maximum security
offers a fee reduction
75 EUR for EP application
200 CHF for PCT application if the description, claims and abstract are filed in PDF format
300 CHF for PCT application if the description, claims and abstract are filed in XML format
Note - all smart cards must be registered before they can be accepted for filing to the IPO SK. Digital cer-tificates issued by WIPO do not need to be registered.
What you need to do for electronic filing application: