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Responsible User & Exclusive User:

Assign Responsible User:

  • Assign Responsible user can be configured in Patent, Trademark and Industrial design workflow.
  • Assigning Responsible user is just assigning responsibility to other user, but it doesn't lock actions execution or application edition for other users.
  • It will allow all the users to execute action and edit application from the workflow who are authorized.

Exclusive User:

  • Assign Responsible user as exclusive user can be configured in Patent and Industrial design workflow.
  • It will restrict other users to edit the application except administrator, responsible user and its manager when application is in that status where exclusive user is assigned.
  • It will allow all the authorized users to execute action from the workflow even exclusive user is assigned.
  • Exclusive User feature is not applicable to trademark applications.

Please find the configuration and application flow details as mentioned below.

 

1.       Assign Responsible User:

1.-In Workflow section, select any status and check Assign responsible user option.

 

2.- Receive Patent/Industrial Design application and perform data capture.

3.- Execute the action from workflow and assign responsible user as given in the below screenshot.

2.       Exclusive User:

Assign Responsible user as exclusive user can be configured in Patent and Industrial design workflow

1.- In Workflow section, select any status.

2.- Check Assign Responsible User and Exclusive User as given in the screenshot

3.- Assign Manager user to Office Divisions, Office Department, Office Section.

 

4.- Receive Patent/Industrial Design application and perform data capture.

5.- Execute the action from workflow and assign responsible user as given in the below screenshot.

 

 

6.- Login with “TEST” user which is assigned as responsible user and click on edit link in Patent/Industrial Design application.

7.- It will allow editing application to “TEST” user and its manager (configured in Office Divisions, Office Department and Office Section).

8.- Now login with other user except “TEST” user, its manager, administrator (configured in Office Divisions, Office Department and Office Section). And try to edit the Patent/Industrial Design application, it will give warning as per below screenshot

It will restrict other user to edit application when application is in the status where exclusive user is assigned.

 

 

 

 

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