EUIPO and EPO renew cooperation agreement

The EUIPO and the European Patent Office (EPO) have strengthened their bilateral relationship with the renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding for closer cooperation.

Austria launches new online services for designs

The Austrian Patent Office-ÖPA (Österreichisches Patentamt) has implemented the Software Package Front Office (SPFO) for filing design applications online, supported by the European Cooperation...

New e-learning courses on the Academy Learning Portal

The EUIPO, together with the Intellectual Property Offices in the EU Member States, has developed a new series of training material and tailor-made tutorials as part of the ‘ECP3 Academy Learning...

Visual search for TMview extended to Ireland and Slovakia

TMview’s visual search facility, which allows users to search for trade marks in the world’s largest free, online trade mark database, has been extended to two more national intellectual property...

EURid and EUIPO strengthen their collaboration

As part of their collaboration formalised in 2016, EURid and EUIPO have expanded their services to holders of a European Union trade mark (EUTM). Since the start of this collaboration, EUTM...

TM5 Mid-Term Meeting at INTA

The Japan Patent Office hosted the Mid-Term Trade Mark 5 (TM5) meeting which took place in Boston, United States of America, on 18 May 2019 during the INTA Annual Meeting.

Bosnia and Herzegovina to use the list of terms from the harmonised database in TMclass

As of 6 May 2019 the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IIP-BIH) will use the list of goods and services from the harmonised database (HDB) in TMclass in Bosnian language.

Estonia launches new online features to support transposition of trade mark Directive

The Estonian Patent Office (EPA) has released enhanced features on its Back Office and Front Office systems for filing trade marks online.

Liaison Meeting on Trade Marks at EUIPO

The EUIPO is hosting the 21st Liaison Meeting on Trade Marks from 2-3 April.

IP Mediation Conference 30-31 May 2019

IP Mediation Conference 30-31 May 2019 The EUIPO Boards of Appeal, together with the EUIPO Academy and...