Recently the Ld. Controller of Patents, Design and Trademarks
has issued a notification regarding the new system for auto
allotment and paperless examination report only. The new auto
allotment system has been implemented from 01st April, 2016. As per
the new system the respective Controller will issue a FER
electronically and the same shall be sent to the agents/
application directly via EMAIL only. Other than
this, the first examination report [FER] shall also be available on
official website IPAIRS as well. Further the agent/ applicant are
required to submit the response within 12 months from the date of
issuance of FER and sent the same to the original jurisdiction to
which application belongs i.e. DELHI, MUMBAI, CHENNAI AND KOLKATA
or the same shall be filed through comprehensive e-filing system.
Upon execution of this system, now no FER will be sent to agent/
application through post or by any other medium.
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