European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has recently announced that the call for applications to the SME Fund 2023 will be open from 23 January to 8 December 2023.
Thanks to the joint efforts of both IP Key Latin America and the EUIPO, the Mexican Institute of IP (IMPI) has just found common grounds with the criteria listed under the EUIPO's Common Communication (CP6) — Convergence on graphic representations of designs - Common Communication.
Cláudio Furtado, President of INPI, and Christian Archambeau, EUIPO's Executive Director, both met on May 31 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the following 4 years between the institutions.
In 2021, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has recorded the highest-ever number of EUTM applications.
With the new release, the IP Enforcement Portal (IPEP) becomes the single e-filing and management point for customs applications for action (AFA) for 24 Member States, with an alternative system for the remaining three (DE, ES and IT).
With the new “Ideas Powered for Business” website, the EUIPO has created a centralised information hub for businesses interested in intellectual property aspects.
The European Commission and the EUIPO have released a joint report on ‘EU enforcement of intellectual property rights: Results at the EU border and in the EU internal market 2020’.
On 21 October, the ‘Africa IP SME Helpdesk’ was launched in Rome, under the auspices of the EU-African SME Summit 2021. From now on, EU businesses will be able to find detailed and practical information on African intellectual property matters
The EUIPO Observatory's fourth call for proposals aiming to raise awareness on the benefits of protecting IP rights is closing on June 8.
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has just made available their Trade mark and Industrial Design Guidelines in the 23 languages