Dialogues between the EPO and Montenegro to enter the EPC as a contracting state started in 2007. Now, the long-standing cooperation resulted in Montenegro entering the European Patent Convention as of 1 October 2022.
On 2 January, a series of major changes to the Bangui Agreement – the governing convention for the OAPI – entered into force. Namely, Annexes III, IV and V of the revised Bangui Agreement.
Providing the right incentives to start a company is not a simple task. Nevertheless, India boasts several success stories pointing in the right direction. Discover how start-up numbers are rising in Gujarat State.
The Centre for Intellectual Property Research, Promotion & Facilitation (CIPRPF) is an integral part of the India SME Forum that has been set up with support from the Ministry of MSME at Mumbai & Delhi.
Protecting and managing intellectual property rights (IPR) is the first step for any business seeking to establish its presence in India, and must be incorporated as an integral part of the business asset growth strategy. To help SMEs fully utilize their IP assets, CIPRPF provides a great platform to register their IP in the form of Trademarks, Geographical indications, Copyrights, and Patents.
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