EUIPO User Group meeting – Third online session

On 8 June 2020, the EUIPO hosted the third online session of the 28th User Group meeting.

Consultation on Convergence Projects CP11 and CP12

The EUIPO has published the third draft of the Common Practices CP11 ‘New Types of Mark: Examination of formal requirements and grounds for refusal’ and CP12 ‘Evidence in Trade Mark Appeal...

Adoption of the CP8 Common Practice

The CP8 Common Practice ‘Use of a trade mark in a form differing from the one registered’ has been adopted by the EUIPO’s Management Board and Budget Committee.

ARISE+ IPR: new ASEAN Common Guidelines for the Substantive Examination of Trade Marks

On 28 April 2020, the second edition of the ASEAN Common Guidelines for the Substantive Examination of Trade Marks was published on the ASEAN IP Portal website and on the ARISE+ IPR website.

Georgian IP Office now aligned with CP3, CP4 and CP5

The National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti) has published three Practice Papers: Distinctiveness - figurative marks containing descriptive/non-distinctive words, Scope of...

DNPI Uruguay now aligned with CP3

The National Directorate of Industrial Property under the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay (DNPI) has published a Practice Paper concerning the examination of absolute grounds for...

EUIPO User Group meeting – Second online session

The EUIPO hosted second online session of the 28th User Group meeting on 15 May 2020

New online services in the Benelux

The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP), with the support of the EUIPO’s European Cooperation Service, has improved the services it provides to trade mark and design applicants through...

COVID-19: EUIPO updates

The EUIPO is committed to supporting its users during the COVID-19 pandemic, both here in the EU and around the world.

23rd Liaison Meeting – Online session on COVID-19 related Trade Marks

The EUIPO is hosting the first Online session of the 23rd Liaison Meeting on Trade Marks on 6 May 2020, for the first time through digital means.