DRCOR Cyprus

Office Details
Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Contact details

Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver

Corner Makarios Av. & Karpenisiou, "Xenios Building", 1427 Nicosia, CY

+357 22 404 301

+357 22 304 887

deptcomp@drcor.mcit.gov.cy

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Initiatives

Implemented in 2013 or earlier

Common Gateway for Applications

An easy and efficient way to access the European Trade Mark and Design Network.

Common User Satisfaction Survey

Harmonised survey system for IP Offices

Similarity

IP Office assessments of similarity of G&S

e-Learning for SMEs

Concise and easy IP e-learning for SMEs

Quality

EU IP Offices quality standards

Common Contact Centre Database

Common tool to handle user information and support services for IP Offices

TMview

Trade mark search tool

CESTO

A common support tool for examiners

TMclass

Trade mark classification tool

CP1. Harmonisation on Trade Marks Classification Practice of G&S

Creating a common classification database and practice (project closed)

CP2. Convergence of Class Headings

Reach a common interpretation on the Nice Class Headings (project closed)

Implemented in 2014

IP Enforcement Portal

The single EU platform to deal with IPR enforcement matters

ACIST

Cross border data sharing for enforcers

CP4 – Scope of Protection of Black and White (B&W) Marks

Trade marks exclusively in black, white and/or shades of grey (project closed)

Implemented in 2015

CP5. Relative Grounds – Likelihood of Confusion (Impact of non-distinctive/weak components)

The objective of this project is to harmonize the different interpretations on how to deal with non-distinctive/weak components of trade marks in the context of the examination of relative grounds for refusal (likelihood of confusion) (project closed)























DesignView

Registered designs search tool

CP3. Absolute Grounds - Figurative Marks

Harmonize the different interpretations