Russia and the USA join TMview

As of 18 December 2013, the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of Russia (Rospatent) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have made their trade mark data available to...

New EU-China Cooperation on Intellectual Property Rights and bilateral meetings with SAIC and SIPO

The New EU-China Cooperation on Intellectual Property Rights was officially launched in Beijing on Thursday, 16 January. The President of OHIM delivered a key note speech along with Assistant...

Sweden joins DesignView

As of 19 December, the registered designs data of the Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV) has been integrated into the DesignView database, making the PRV the thirteenth EU National IP...

Software Package Back Office in Poland

The Polish Patent Office (PPO) has completed the final stages of the parallel go-live of the Back...

Lithuania joins DesignView

As of today 18 December, the registered designs data of the Lithuania State Patent Bureau (SPB) has been integrated into the DesignView database, making the SPB the twelfth EU National and regional...

Common User Satisfaction Survey implemented in 25 EU IP offices

Following a recent round of implementations, thirteen new EU IP offices are now integrated into the Common User Satisfaction Survey tool, taking the total number of participating offices to 25.

Czech Republic joins DesignView

The Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic has today joined the DesignView database, becoming the eleventh National Office to do so.

Czech Republic, Lithuania and Poland join e-Learning

The Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic, the State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania and the Polish Patent Office have joined the e-Learning for SMEs tool.

Cyprus and Estonia join Similarity

The Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver of Cyprus and the Estonian Patent Office have today joined Similarity.

German Patent and Trade Mark Office now part of the Harmonised Database

As of 12th November, the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) is a part of the Common Harmonised Database of Goods and Services for trade mark classification.