• The EUIPO cooperates with WIPO to harmonise goods and services terms in their systems

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8997595 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. Over the past 2 years, the EUIPO has collaborated closely with WIPO on aligning the European Union’s (EU) Harmonised Database of goods and services with WIPO’s Madrid Goods & Services Manager.

     
  • Upcoming Liaison Meeting on trade marks, designs and cooperation

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8964717 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. The EUIPO will be holding its virtual Liaison meetings sessions on 14, 15 and 18 October. The sessions will be comprised of one on Trade Marks, one on Designs (14/10)... Continue reading

     
  • Africa IP SME helpdesk to support EU businesses on Intellectual Property matters

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8961215 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. On 21 October, the ‘Africa IP SME Helpdesk’ will be launched in Rome, under the auspices of the EU-African SME Summit 2021. From this date, EU businesses will be able to... Continue reading

     
  • First Session of the 31st User Group Meeting at EUIPO

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8952368 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. On 11 October, the User Associations, which are part of the EUIPO User Group, participated in the first session of the 31st User Group Meeting.

     
  • Absolute grounds for refusal: New practice paper

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8913692 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. The Industrial Property Office of the Business Development Agency of the Principality of Monaco (MCIPO) has published a practice paper on the examination of absolute grounds for refusal for figurative... Continue reading

     
  • Australia joins DESIGNview

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8905253 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. As of 13 September 2021, IP Australia has made its designs available to the DESIGNview search tools.

     
  • Launch of an improved EUIPN Website

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8897192 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. The EUIPN is the hub that brings together the national and regional IP offices of the EU, the EUIPO, and its international partners and customers. It aims to build a... Continue reading

     
  • New ‘European Network of Authenticities’ website

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8876637 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. The EUIPO has launched a new European Network of Authenticities website. This online platform aims to promote the network of Authenticities by reaching out to potential stakeholders and providing useful... Continue reading

     
  • The ‘Registro Nacional’ of Costa Rica aligns with CP6

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8869034 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. The ‘Registro Nacional’ of Costa Rica (RN) has just published a Practice Paper concerning the graphic representation of industrial designs.

     
  • Namibia joins TMclass

    https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/web/guest/news/-/action/view/8839308 Content Reproduced verbatim from the Website of the European Union(EU) Intellectual Property Office as permitted under their Terms of Use. As of 13 August 2021, the Namibian Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) will be included in TMclass. BIPA will join with the alphabetical list of the Nice classification.