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.
MSME-Development Institute, Thrissur, under the auspices of Development Commissioner (MSME), Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India; New Delhi has set up an MSME-Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (MSME-IPFC) in office premises of this Institute to help MSMEs on the management of Intellectual Properties.
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