A new INR account in the name of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks has been opened for remitting International Filing /fees with the International Bureau of WIPO. Hence applicants filing International Applications under PCT by selecting India as the Receiving Office should note that online payment by fund transfer would be functional from 1-4-2016 and the receiving office will not receive payments in USD. Public notice dated 10-3-2016 issued in the regard directs applicants to pay International Filing fees and International Search Fees and Handling Fees for IPEA by online transfer via NEFT or RTGS or by fund transfer from any branch of Central Bank of India.