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About protegas® - Services

protegas® operates the online database and the technical library for the defensive disclosure of innovations, also called defensive disclosures or prior art publishing.


Our services

  • Publishing of your innovation via in the online database
  • Depositing your innovation in paper form in the protegas® technical library
  • Independent confirmation of the exact publication date and time
  • Online search
  • Individual consultancy and services 


Your benefit

  • Instant publication of your innovations
  • Defensive protection of your innovation in case you do not file a patent application
  • Useful defensive disclosure complementing any patent application (e.g. priority application)
  • Cost-effective evidence of your copyright
  • Disclosure of interim development results impedes patents of competitors

Functions of

  • Simple electronic upload process for your innovation
  • Allows 1-5 search terms
  • "Drag and drop" functions
  • Easy payment by credit card via secure payment portal of the Swiss Post Office
  • Immediate electronic invoicing
  • Encrypted communication
  • Simple overview of all of your disclosures
  • Certification of the availability of your disclosure on by the independent confirmation partner
  • Search function subjected to a fee using search terms
  • Download a disclosure
  • Possibility of deleting a disclosure with confirmation of availability period
  • High performance thanks to the latest Java software technology