Patent Management System

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System

To file South African patents, we use the GlobalIPCo Patent Management System.

Cost

The GlobalIPCo Patent Management System charges a fixed amount to file a patent. No additional costs are incurred after filing to prosecute the patent to grant.

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System Dashboard

by automating filing and prosecution of our patents, trademarks and designs, we are able to:

  • operate our firm with only one administrative person (employed on a half-day basis);
  • offer filing and prosecution of South African patent, trademark and design applications at extremely competitive pricing; and
  • provide the most efficient and responsive South African patent, trademark and design filing service available.

Why Choose the GlobalIPCo Patent Management System

The South African version of the GlobalIPCo Patent Management System has been developed by a software developer that is also a registered South African patent attorney. This ensures that the GlobalIPCo management system caters for nuances of South African patent law and practise.

Reminders / Communications

The GlobalIPCo Patent Management System includes a library of more than 300 template emails that can be selected to communicate reminders, alerts and reports to the user and clients. Additional emails may be added to tailor communications, as required by the user.

Filing with the Patent Office

The GlobalIPCo Patent Management System is integrated with the South African Patent Office’s (CIPC) online filing system. The GlobalIPCo system also tracks the status of filed applications with the CIPC online system to ensure that all patent filings are properly processed by CIPC.

Status Updates and Prosecution

The GlobalIPCo Patent Management System intercepts all related communications by the South African Patent Office and automatically maintains the status of patents on the GlobalIPCo Patent Management System up to date. The GlobalIPCo system also automatically extracts filing documents from the CIPC system. The burden of uploading CIPC documents and maintaining the status of applications up to date is removed from the user and assumed by the GlobalIPCo system.

The GlobalIPCo system also handles publication of acceptance and courier of registration documents to applicants.

Patent Forms

The GlobalIPCo Patent Management System generates all forms required for: signature by the applicant / inventor; and filing (including Powers or Attorney and Confirmatory Deeds of Assignment).

How to Create a New Patent case

To file a South African patent using the GlobalIPCo Patent Management System:

1. Login and select Patents. Then select either a provisional, complete or national phase patent:

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System

2. Add the patent details (e.g. client reference, title, classification):

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System Patent Details

3. Add the applicant and inventor details:

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System Applicant Details

4. Add the priority details:

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System Priority Details

5. Download application forms for signature:

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System Forms

6. Upload required documents:

GlobalIPCo Patent Management System Forms

Then, file the application with the South African Patent Office by clicking a button. The GlobalIPCo Patent Management System will do the rest from filing to grant, including:

  • Filing the application with CIPC
  • Tracking the application number issued by CIPC, and updating the status of the patent
  • Downloading the filing receipt and application forms from the CIPC system and reporting filing to the applicant
  • Tracking the status of the application and alerting the user of any undue delays
  • Where signed forms are outstanding, reminding the applicant to provide the forms
  • Tracking acceptance of the patent application, and reporting acceptance to the applicant
  • Arranging publication of acceptance of the patent application with the South African Patent Office
  • Obtaining a copy of the publication and reporting publication to the applicant
  • Reporting receipt of the patent registration document to the applicant
  • Requesting the applicant to provide an address for courier of the registration document, and automatically printing a courier waybill on a linked dot matrix printer

Trademark and Design Management System

The GlobalIPCo IP Management System also covers filing and prosecution of South African trademarks and designs.

Patent Renewals

Users of the GlobalIPCo Patent Management System also gain access to the white labeled version of the PayAnnuity online renewal system. The white labelled online renewal system can be added to the user’s website. This enables applicants to login to the online renewal system (via the user’s website) and instruct renewals. the PayAnnuity system sends user-branded reminders and invoices to applicants, and gives users control over renewal pricing. Administration of all renewals processed through the PayAnnuity online renewal system are handled by GlobalIPCo.

About GlobalIPCo

Global IP & Consulting FZ LLE is a Dubai-based software development company that specialises in development of online patent, trademark and design systems. Website: https://GlobalIPCo.com.

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  • Register provisional patent

    R9,950 + vat

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    R2,500 + vat

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  • Online SA design filing

    Only $299

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    R4,950 + vat

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Intangible Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
9 Kruger St
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Johannesburg
South Africa

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