Turkish Patent and Trademark Office Announces the Madrid e-filing System!

The Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (“TPTO”) has recently announced the Madrid e-filing system for simpler certification, cleaner customer experience, fully integrated registration process.

In order to use the Madrid e-filing system, applicants or their representatives should create an account on the website and to complete the application process they should file the MM2 form.

Before the compilation of the application process, the WIPO notification fee must be paid and the document regarding the payment must be recorded in the "Attachments" section of the E-filing screen.

For further information, applicants can reach the Madrid e-Filing User Guide. In addition, until the Madrid E-filing application becomes operational and its effectiveness to be observed, it will be possible to make applications for the office of origin for a while over the Madrid E-filing platform as well as EPATS.

For the system to function properly and smoothly, TPTO will be held online training which includes the use of the Madrid E-filing platform, the benefits it provides, and the ease of use it brings. The applicants can reach the online training with the link, on 24 November 2021, at 11:00 AM.  

You can find the full text here.

Kind regards,

Zumbul Attorneys-at-Law