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

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

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...

Webinar on the new EU trade mark Regulation

To prepare users for the new EU trade mark Regulation, which enters into force on March 23 2016, the OHIM Academy has organised a webinar on February 2 at 11:30-13:30 CET entitled "Questions...

Changes to trade mark and design fees in Finland

The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) has announced changes to its fee structure for trade marks and designs.

Trade mark e-filing in Portugal

The Portuguese Institute of Intellectual Property INPIPT) has implemented e-filing for trade marks.

Poland and Serbia join Designview

As of 26 October 2015, the Polish Patent Office (PPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia (IPORS) have made their industrial design data available to the Designview...