BE Belgian Office for Intellectual Property

Office name: The Belgian Office for Intellectual Property

Online Filing homepage: http://bpp.economie.fgov.be/bpp-portal/efiling

The Online Filing helpdesk may be contacted:

  • Monday to Friday (except public holidays), 9.00 to 12.30 and 13.30 to 16.00 hrs
    by telephone: +32 2 277 51 19
  • by fax: +32 2 277 96 97
  • by e-mail: piie.bpp-helpdesk@economie.fgov.be
  • by mail:
    The Belgian Office for Intellectual Property
    BPP Helpdesk
    City Atrium
    Rue du Progrès, 50
    1210 Brussels
    Belgium

Supported procedures: BEPAT1, BEPOST, BEEPNP, BESPC1, BECHNG

Supported smart cards: EPO (PinkRoccade)

Online Filing downloads - software 

Software Size Date Download
Update to OPRI validation plugin (Taxes from 1 October 2019)  
15.4 MB
19.9.2019
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Updated certificates required for filings to Belgium Office for Intellectual Property 
1.92 MB
13.8.2019
Download
Correction patch for BEPAT1 plug-in (name of agent group) 
5.46 MB
11.7.2019
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For the BEPAT1, BEPOST, BECHNG, BEEPNP, BESPC1 plug-ins, various updates, including the list of Belgian legal forms of legal persons on 01/05/2019. OLF Version 5 BE update May 2019
24.4 MB
22.5.2019
Download
Correction patch (national office procedures: AT, BE, DE, DK, FI, GB) for SP11 available for (OLF) V5.11 (build 5.0.11.172 or higher)
51.3 MB
12.4.2019
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The BE Plug-In (SPC) also called BESPC1, allows the filing of new applications for Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) for medicines or plant protection products and also pediatric extensions in connection with SPCs or SPC applications for existing medicines.

The BE Plug-In (SPC) also allows the filing of additional documents to be added to an existing SPC file or SPC request file.  
5.8 MB

14.1.2019

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After 20 April 2017, please install the patch beptch5013.exe to remove the plug-in (BEEP)(POST) (also called BEEPVL) from your local environment.  1.9 MB

20.4.2017

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The plug-in BE (CHANGE), also known as BECHNG, makes it possible to file a notification of an entry in the patent register (assignment, change of address, license, pledge, etc.). It also makes it possible to either create a new file requesting a change in the register or file documents submitted after the filing of a change request.

The plug-in BE (EP), also known as BEEPNP, makes it possible to file documents produced after publication of the granted (B1), modified (B2) or limited (B3) European patent. It also makes it possible to file translations either of the claims of the published European patent application or of the published PCT patent application and all documents relating thereto.
5.7 MB

31.3.2017

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Belgian plugin updates for OLF V5.10 (build 5.0.10.160)
  • BEPAT1 plugin update: the filing and priority fees can be selected manually.

  • BEPOST plugin update: two document groups have been added - "Translation of the application" and "Correction or addition of one or more priority claims".
  • BEPAT1 and BEPOST plugin updates, fee payment:
    • for bank transfers: deletion of the bank copy and invitation to structure the communication.
    • for deposit accounts: the account number is mandatory, the payer number is desired.
  • BEPAT1, BEPOST and BEEPVL plugin updates: the agent code and agent group code have been added to the address book.
6.6 MB

13.1.2017

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