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.

Tunisia joins TMview

After the extension, the first trade marks in Arabic are searchable in TMview. The tool provides now access to 24.5 million of trade marks from 36 IP Offices worldwide.

New wave of Cooperation Fund implementations across Europe

Latvia has implemented trade mark e-filing, while Lithuania and Romania went live with design e-filing and Austria with CESTO.

Convergence on graphic representations meeting

The working group on Convergence Project CP6 (convergence on graphic representations of designs) meets today 15 October at OHIM.

New FAQs document for Convergence CP4

The document updates FAQs about the Common Practice on the scope of protection of B&W marks

11th Liaison Meeting on trade marks

The 11th Liaison Meeting on trade marks is being held in OHIM between 8 and 9 April.

Finland now part of the Harmonised Database

The Finnish Patent and Registration Office has joined the Common Harmonised Database of Goods and Services for trade mark classification.

EuropeanTMDN News available in 23 languages

The latest edition of ETMDN News – the newsletter of the European Trade Mark and Design Network – is now available in 23 EU languages.