New courses in cooperation with EU IP offices

The EUIPO, under the European Cooperation Project ‘ECP3 Academy eLearning (ALP)’, has produced a set of tutorials reflecting national IP practices, in relation to trade mark opposition, trade mark...

European Cooperation: New Trade Mark Law in Cyprus

On 5 June 2020 the Parliament of the Republic of Cyprus voted in favour of its new Trade Mark Law which was subsequently published on 17 June 2020.

New Zealand joins DesignView

As of 29 June 2020, the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has made its design data available to the DesignView search tool.

EUIPO meets with WIPO and EPO

The EUIPO hosted online bilateral meetings with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) on 10 and 12 June 2020.

Slovenia completes the implementation of IP User Repository

The Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) is the first pilot office to complete the implementation of the European Cooperation Project ‘ECP3 IP User Repository (IPUR)’.

Digitisation of paper books at the Greek Trademark Office

On 3 June, the Greek Trademark Office (GGE) has successfully completed the digitisation of paper books, within the framework of the EUIPO’s European Cooperation Projects.

EUIPO User Group meeting – Third online session

On 8 June 2020, the EUIPO hosted the third online session of the 28th User Group meeting.

Consultation on Convergence Projects CP11 and CP12

The EUIPO has published the third draft of the Common Practices CP11 ‘New Types of Mark: Examination of formal requirements and grounds for refusal’ and CP12 ‘Evidence in Trade Mark Appeal...

Adoption of the CP8 Common Practice

The CP8 Common Practice ‘Use of a trade mark in a form differing from the one registered’ has been adopted by the EUIPO’s Management Board and Budget Committee.

ARISE+ IPR: new ASEAN Common Guidelines for the Substantive Examination of Trade Marks

On 28 April 2020, the second edition of the ASEAN Common Guidelines for the Substantive Examination of Trade Marks was published on the ASEAN IP Portal website and on the ARISE+ IPR website.