1RCD e-Renewal Esther Verheul – QMD (OHIM) eBusiness User Group meeting – Alicante, Spain, 27 June 2007
2RCD e-Renewal is an online tool created to support ObjectivesRCD e-Renewal is an online tool created to supportthe RCD renewals procedureOBJECTIVES: Allow OHIM clients to file online their RCD renewal applications providing as well:Management of renewal applications for MYPAGE usersEnhancements of the payment options introducing the possibility to pay for renewals using a credit card
3Procedure for renewal : Publication C1Publication C2Communication ofexpiryPublication C1Notification ofexpiryFirst period torenewSecond period torenew
4New system : New Easy access and storage through MYPAGE RCD e-Renewal Manager will be harmonised with its CTM counterpart.Easy organisation of the RCD’s due to possibilities within the RCD renewal Manager (filtering on RCD nr and status, expiry date, holder name plus sorting and storing facilities)The new RCD Renewal Form includes the following sections:Applicant details.RCDs to be renewed.Payment instructions and applicant’s signature.
5Demonstration of prototype RCD eRenewalDemonstration of prototype
6Planning : Future Internal testing planned for July and August, GO LIVE is planned for September 2007.
7ObjectivesRCD Online : The next version of RCD Online will support the RCD renewals procedureOBJECTIVES:- Search and display Expiry Date and other statuses as:Design right lostDesign surrenderedDesign cancelledInvalidity procedure pendingDesign lapsedDesign renewedNew Renewals section in the detailed RCD information, including a History of Status for renewalsPublication section modified: new publications will be displayed every time a new publication occursGlossary and Flowchart updated
10Information: (+ 34) 965 139 100 (switchboard) (+ 34) (e-business technical incidents) (+ 34) (main fax) Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)Avenida de Europa, 4E AlicanteSPAIN