Digital Signature for IPR: Intellectual property rights protect creators and inventors for their intellectual property in line with the country’s public policy objectives. IPR is necessary to promote the creation, protection, transfer, enforcement, and dissemination of new technologies. A digital signature is required for trademark and IPR registration. This digital signature is used to authenticate documents electronically as per the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000. Digital Signatures provide a high degree of security for your online transactions. You can use a certificate to share information and data, so only the desired person can be read. You can digitally signature on documents and data to ensure that it is not changed in transit, and it verifies your identity as the sender of the message.
Which type of DSC is required for IPR and Trademark registration?
A valid Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate is required for IPR and Trademark. for Patents and Trademarks efile and registration in India are recommended for a valid Class 3 Digital Signatures Certificate by Director General of Patents, Designs, and Trademarks (CGPDTM). Class 3 digital signature is a very secure certificate that is issued for 1 year, 2 years, and 3 years. If you already have a Class 3 digital signature, then you can register your patents and trademarks from that. You do not need to buy a new DSC.
How to Apply for Digital Signature
Any individual and organization can apply for a digital signature. The basic details of the applicant for individual DSC and the details of the applicant along with the details of the organization are also required for organization DSC. It is a completely online and paperless process that takes 10 to 20 minutes. You can apply for DSC online.