ECP working groups: 28 September to 2 October 2020

Experts from the European Union Intellectual Property Network (EUIPN) are meeting virtually for the 9th European Cooperation Projects (ECP) working groups.

European Cooperation: State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM) has successfully integrated its front office and back office applications

On 21 September 2020, the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM) successfully integrated its front office and back office systems. This will allow trade marks and designs filed...

European Cooperation: Enhanced back office in the Greek Trademark Office (GGE)

The Greek Trademark Office (GGE), with the support of the EUIPO’s European Cooperation Projects, has implemented several functional enhancements to its Back Office tool.

European Cooperation: Polish Patent Office (PPO) upgraded its back office system

The Polish Patent Office (PPO), with the support of the EUIPO’s European Cooperation Projects, has upgraded its back office system.

Extended Working Groups on CP 11 and CP 12

As a result of the joint efforts of the CP11 Working Group members, MS IPOs, User Associations and non-EU IPOs, the final drafts of both work streams of the CP11: New types of marks –...

OAPI enhances its participation in TMclass and joins DesignClass

As of 14 September 2020, the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) has enhanced its participation in TMclass and joined DesignClass.

EUIPO joins the WIPO Digital Access Service (DAS)

On 11 July 2020 the EUIPO became a participating intellectual property (IP) office of the WIPO Digital Access Service (WIPO DAS) as an Office of First Filing.

European cooperation: kick-off event in the newly certified ‘Authenticity’ of Thessaloniki

Following the recent certification of Thessaloniki (Greece) as the first Authenticity under the framework of the European Cooperation Project (ECP8) ‘European Network of Authenticities’, the...

European Cooperation: virtual “Technical Visits” with EU IP Offices.

The biannual European Cooperation technical visits will take place between 7 -29 September 2020, this time in a virtual format.

European Cooperation: New Project Management Office at the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

In the framework of the European Cooperation Projects, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas, OEPM), with the support of the EUIPO, has defined a set of...