Iceland joins TMview

As of 24 November 2014, the Icelandic Patent Office (ELS - IPO) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool.

Korea and Ireland join DesignView

The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) and the Irish Patents Office (IPO) are new members of DesignView, the registered designs search tool, after making their design data available as of...

Back Office go-live in Finland

PRH is the first Office with a full go-live with the tool, which is the largest project of the Cooperation Fund.

Cooperation Fund technical handover meeting in OHIM

Cooperation Fund technical handover meeting in OHIM Throughout last week, technical experts from the EU national and regional IP offices...

Convergence meetings in OHIM

Convergence meetings in OHIM Representatives of EU IP offices and user associations are meeting in OHIM today and tomorrow (1 and 2...

Slovenia implements e-filing for trade marks and designs

The Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) has implemented e-filing for trade marks and designs. The e-filing tool is part of the Software Package developed under the framework of the...

Cyprus joins DesignView

The integration is a concrete result of the Cooperation Fund Programme managed by OHIM in collaboration with its European partners.

Greece implements trade marks e-filing

As of today, the Trademark Office of Greece has implemented e-filing for trade marks.

The IP Offices of Iceland and Montenegro join TMclass

A total of 41 IP Offices have joined the tool since its creation. Users can now search classification terms in any of the 31 languages, including Icelandic and Montenegrin.

Common Communication on the Common Practice of Relative Grounds of Refusal - Likelihood of Confusion

The new Common Practice aims at increasing transparency, certainty and predictability.