The e-platform of handling applications for protection of geographical indication (GI) products was officially launched on the CNIPA website ( http://www.cnipa.gov.cn/ztzl/dlbzzl/).
Applicants of GI protection can log on the website to submit their applications online for GI product protection and GI registration as collective trademarks and certification trademarks.
The e-platform has six functions, including ID registration, submittal of application files, initial review and approval by the provincial IP administrators, online technical review and feedback by the experts invited by the NIPA as well as the online release of publicities by NIPA, which can provide the full-process service for GI applicants, including review of policies and regulations, notification and online applications.
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