The Harmonised Database celebrates its first full year

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the Harmonised Database (HDB) including data from every national and regional IP office in the European Union.

EU trade mark reform legislative package published

The EU trade mark reform legislative package has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Maintenance update

This Saturday, April 2, we will carry out maintenance work on the European Trade mark and Design Network site and tools.

Consultation on European Cooperation Projects

In parallel to the ongoing consultation on the Strategic Plan (2016-2020), the Office is now launching a consultation on European Cooperation Projects.

Preparing for the entry into force of the Amending Regulation: scheduled online interruption of 24 hours on March 22

On March 22, from 00.00 CET to March 23 at 00.00 CET, OHIM will be installing all the necessary system upgrades to adapt our website and online applications to reflect the new name of the Office...

Poland implements e-Services

On 24 February 2016, the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland announced implementation of the e-Services project, part of the Software Package developed by the Cooperation Fund.

The Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI-BR) joins TMclass

As of 19 January 2016, the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI-BR) has joined TMclass.

Japan joins TMview

As of 23 November, the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview trade mark search tool.

Maintenance update: works on OHIM website and tmdn.org

This Saturday, January 30, our IT teams will carry out maintenance work on the OHIM website and on tmdn.org.

Taxonomy update 2016

The changes to both the Group Titles and Class Scopes for 2016 were implemented and introduced in the Taxonomy of the Harmonised Database (HDB) in January 2016 in all EU languages with the...