Crocs, the informed user and the overall impression
This month, we focus on a recent design case involving the famous Crocs brand.
MoU signed between INPI Brazil and DKPTO
The Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) and the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a new start phase of bilateral cooperation in Intellectual Property between the two entities.
Out Now: New IP Special "Knowledge Valorisation in R&I Collaborations"
European IP Helpdesk team has just published a new thematic package focusing on “Knowledge Valorisation in R&I Collaborations” It includes a variety of helpful resources that explore the valorisation of research results and scientific knowledge in further detail.
EU and Chile comprehensive and updated protection for wines and spirits’ names
Both EU and Chile have just modernised their agreements on wines and on spirits and aromatized wines, which enhances bilateral trade of these products playing a key role in agricultural trade for both parties that will benefit from reciprocal protection.
EC Publishes: Recommendations on Code of Practice on the Management of Intellectual Assets and on Standardisation
The Commission has recently published a Recommendation on a Code of practice on the management of intellectual asset for knowledge valorisation a Recommendation on a Code of practice on Standardisation.
Burberry - Frida Khalo
In this week's news, two decisions from EUIPO on registration and opposition.
EUIPO Released an Updated Study Analysing Green EU Trade Mark Filings
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has recently released an update of an earlier study that analyses green EU trade marks (EUTMs).
AI-generated work denied copyright registration in the US – LOTR vs Lord of the Bins
This week in the news: the US Copyright Office cancels registration of AI-generated work, and a small business faces Middle Earth giants in the UK.
Despite Difficult Economic Conditions WIPO Recorded the Highest Number of PCT Filings in A Single Year
The number of international patent applications has increased by 0.3% and reached its peak in 2022 despite difficult economic conditions.
Ambassador of the Month: Tomasz Łyżwiński
The European IP Helpdesk team is delighted to introduce you to a member of our regional intellectual property (IP) Ambassadors each month. The ambassador of this month Tomasz Łyżwiński is from Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer, Poland.