VPB Lithuania

Office Details
The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania
Contact details

The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

Kalvarijų st. 3, LT-09310 Vilnius, LT

+37 0 5 278 0250

+37 0 5 278 0723

info@vpb.gov.lt

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Initiatives

(including trade mark e-filing, design e-filing, e-services and the back office system under the Software Package)

Implemented in 2013 or earlier

Common Gateway for Applications

An easy and efficient way to access the European Trade Mark and Design Network.

TMclass

Trade mark classification tool

Common User Satisfaction Survey

Harmonised survey system for IP Offices

CP2. Convergence of Class Headings

Reach a common interpretation on the Nice Class Headings (project closed)

Seniority

A seniority claim allows you to maintain the right obtained in a member state, under the EUTM.

Quality

EU IP Offices quality standards

CP1. Harmonisation on Trade Marks Classification Practice of G&S

Creating a common classification database and practice (project closed)

TMview

Trade mark search tool

e-Learning for SMEs

Concise and easy IP e-learning for SMEs

DesignView

Registered designs search tool

Implemented in 2014

Software Package

Web based suite of tools supporting the trade marks and designs lifecycle

CESTO

A common support tool for examiners

CP4 – Scope of Protection of Black and White (B&W) Marks

Trade marks exclusively in black, white and/or shades of grey (project closed)

Implemented in 2015

Forecasting

Generating trade mark and design filing forecasts for IP Offices

ACIST

Cross border data sharing for enforcers

Common Contact Centre Database

Common tool to handle user information and support services for IP Offices

CP5. Relative Grounds – Likelihood of Confusion (Impact of non-distinctive/weak components)

The objective of this project is to harmonize the different interpretations on how to deal with non-distinctive/weak components of trade marks in the context of the examination of relative grounds for refusal (likelihood of confusion) (project closed)

Enforcement Database

Helping business and enforcement in the fight against counterfeit goods