European Cooperation working groups meet at EUIPO

From 4-7 March 2019, the EUIPO hosts the 6th European Cooperation Projects (ECP) working group meetings, with the participation of 160 experts from EU IP offices, user associations, the European...

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria awarded for its educational activities and online services

The Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO) has been awarded the certificate ‘Partner in Education’ for its active involvement in the promotion of intellectual property rights among...

European Cooperation: Sweden launches new online services for trade marks and designs

The Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV) has introduced a new service that allows users to file oppositions online. This e-service is part of the Software Package Front Office, a tool...

Monaco joins TMview

As of 28 January 2019 the Industrial Property Office of Monaco (MCIPO) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool.

European Cooperation: LRPV implements a quality management system

The Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia (LRPV) has successfully completed the external audit that certifies the implementation of a Quality Management System (QMS) according to ISO 9001:2015...

Brunei joins TMview and DesignView

As of 23 January 2019 the Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO) has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools.

European Cooperation: Cyprus implements the Capture and Store Historical Files project

The Cypriot Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver (CY DRCOR) has successfully implemented the Capture and Store Historical Files.

European Cooperation: Austria implements e-filing for trade marks

The Austrian Patent Office (Österreichisches Patentamt, ÖPA) has implemented the Software Package Front Office (SPFO) for the e-filing of trade marks, a tool developed under the EUIPO’s European...

IP Australia joins TMclass

IP Australia joins TMclass As of 19 December 2018 IP Australia has joined TMclass with the latest...

Visual search extended to Italy, Sweden and Malta in TMview

Visual search extended to Italy, Sweden and Malta in TMview TMview’s visual search facility, which allows users to search for trade marks in...