Convergence meetings in OHIM

The working groups will deal with relative grounds for refusal-likelihood of confusion (impact of non-distinctive/weak components) (CP5) and the graphic representation of a Design (CP6).

Romania joins DesignView

The registered designs data of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM) has been integrated into the DesignView database, making OSIM the sixteenth IP Office to become part...

OHIM website update

Due to planned works on its IT infrastructure this Saturday, 24 May, the OHIM website will be unavailable from 08:00 to 15:00. Sporadic outages may occur between 15:00 to 20:00.


ETMDN Tools presented at INTA (Hong Kong)

A delegation from OHIM, led by President Campinos, is attending the INTA 2014 Annual Meeting in Hong Kong.
OHIM has a stand at the event, with live demonstrations of its free, online tools...

The Trademark Office of China joins TMclass

The Trademark Office of The State Administration For Industry & Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC) has joined TMclass.

Harmonisation of Classification Meeting

Representatives from all national and regional IP offices and user associations are meeting in OHIM today in the framework of the working group on Harmonisation of Classification, a project of the...

Denmark joins the Harmonised Database

The Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) has joined the Harmonised Database of Goods and Services today, 1 April.

France joins DesignView

The National Institute of Industrial Property of France (INPI) has been integrated into the DesignView database.

Austrian Patent Office now part of the Harmonised Database

As of 17th March, the Austrian Patent Office and Trade Mark Office (OPA) is a part of the Common Harmonised Database of Goods and Services for trade mark classification.

Malta joins DesignView

The Maltese National IP Office, which forms part of the Maltese Commerce Department, has been integrated into the DesignView database. ...