The i-DEPOT facility of the Benelux Offi ce for Intellectual Property is a means of proof. You can compare it to the date stamp issued by the Tax Offi ce or on a notarial deed. The i-DEPOT is an affordable, reliable, fast and easy method to record the existence of your idea, format or prototype. It can be submitted online. The i-DEPOT does not prove that your idea is original or invented and created by you.