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Thursday, 18.06.2015 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin Issue (17) We are pleased to inform you that a new issue of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been released and is now available on-line.In this issue we start by providing you with some new important...
Thursday, 18.06.2015 Poland implements Back Office The Polish Patent Office (PPO) has gone live with the Back Office for trade marks and designs developed by the OHIM’s Cooperation Fund.The Back Office is a workflow-based system supporting the...
Thursday, 11.06.2015 New video tutorials on PATENTSCOPE Six new video tutorials have been just made available on the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) website explaining the PATENTSCOPE search system.PATENTSCOPE is one of the world's...
Thursday, 11.06.2015 EU and Latin America SMEs Intellectual property and Internationalisation study On behalf of the European Commission - DG GROW, CARSA, in consortium with PwC Luxembourg, London Economics and Innova SpA, is conducting a survey among EU SMEs active in Latin America and Latin...
Friday, 05.06.2015 The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the actions against the regulations implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently dismissed Spain’s actions on annulment of the two regulations forming part of the “unitary patent package”- namely the...
Thursday, 04.06.2015 Funding for Open Access publications arising from finished FP7 projects The European Commission recently launched a pilot to fund Open Access publications for finalized FP7 projects through the OpenAIRE project. The objective is to improve the access to the...
Tuesday, 02.06.2015 The 15th edition of the EPO Guide for Applicants The European Patent Office (EPO) has just published the 15th edition of the "Guide for applicants". The Guide has been designed to provide inventors, companies and their representatives...
Tuesday, 02.06.2015 UK IPO – Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Private Applicants The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has just published a brief guide entitled “Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for Private Applicants”.This guide is intended to serve as a basic...
Thursday, 28.05.2015 The beta version of the new ROMARIN database The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is redesigning the ROMARIN database, which is used to search detailed information on all marks recorded under WIPO’s Madrid System, to better...
Tuesday, 26.05.2015 National patent collection of Portugal added in PATENTSCOPE PATENTSCOPE is a WIPO global database providing access to international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications in full text format on the day of publication, as well as to patent documents of...
Thursday, 21.05.2015 The Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement The Diplomatic Conference, held in Geneva from May 11 to 21 2015, has just adopted the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications.This Act revises the...
Tuesday, 19.05.2015 Iceland joins DesignView Due to the efforts of the International Cooperation programme managed by OHIM in collaboration with its European partners, as of 18 May 2015 the Icelandic Patent Office (ELS - IPO) has made its...
Tuesday, 12.05.2015 Croatia joins DesignView Due to the efforts of the International Cooperation programme managed by OHIM in collaboration with its European partners, as of 11 May 2015 the Croatian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) has made...
Tuesday, 05.05.2015 IP management in Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions A new fact sheet entitled “IP management in Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions” has just been published in the library of the European IPR Helpdesk.The fact sheet explores all...
Tuesday, 05.05.2015 OHIM webinar programme May 2015 The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) has just released the programme of its webinars scheduled for May 2015.The series of webinars held every month by the OHIM Academy cover...
Tuesday, 05.05.2015 IP management in Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Intellectual property (IP) management is a very important part of any successful project within the Horizon 2020 framework programme. Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSC) Actions are not an exception and...
Thursday, 30.04.2015 The 2015 Situation Report on Counterfeiting in the European Union The first extensive and in-depth situation report on counterfeit goods in the EU has just been published. It is the result of a joint project by EU agencies Europol and the Office for Harmonization...
Thursday, 30.04.2015 Webinar: IP Management in H2020 - with a special focus on H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions The European IPR Helpdesk will host a webinar session on IP Management in H2020 on 5 May 2015 at 10.30-11.45 am. The training session will focus on key aspects relating to intellectual property...
Tuesday, 28.04.2015 New features in the OHIM inspection of files online form The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) has recently introduced new features in its online inspection of files form.The new inspection of files form, structured in two sections,...
Tuesday, 28.04.2015 The DPMA and the USPTO extend the Patent Prosecution Highway pilot The German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have extended the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot's duration by two years until 26...

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