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 EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN) is a project co-funded by the EU and implemented by a consortium of European Chambers of Commerce based in the Philippines. Its aim is to provide a support framework for European companies, especially SMEs, interested in exporting to or investing in the Philippines. A dedicated team, composed of an executive office and partner coordinators, is working to provide a full spectrum of support services to interested companies.
By pooling together the expertise of partner chambers in the Philippines, coordinating with ASEAN partners and utilizing resources made available by the EU, the project intends to pave way for EU businesses to successfully access one of the fastest growing and most dynamic economies in the South-East Asian region.