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07 Νοέ
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

Ecuador joins DesignView

As of 11 November 2019, Ecuador’s National Service of Intellectual Rights (SENADI) has made its design data available to the DesignView search tools.

With SENADI on board DesignView now contains data from 70 participating offices.

With the addition of more than 2600 industrial designs from SENADI, DesignView provides information and access to more than 14,8 million designs in total.

Since the introduction of DesignView on 19 November 2012, the tool has served more than 5,1 million searches from 163 different countries, with the UK, Germany and China among the most frequent users.

The integration of SENADI in DesignView is a concrete result of the IP Key Latin America programme directed by the European Commission and executed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

You can find out more at www.tmdn.org and www.ipkey.eu

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04 Οκτ
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

The termination of the restrictions on cross-border payments originating in Greece, effective as of 1 September 2019, also has an impact on the outstanding fee payments before the European Patent Office (EPO)

The EPO has now published a Notice dealing with further details regarding fee payments originating from Greece [add link to Notice]. In this regard, you must take note of the remedy under Rule 134(5) EPC as well as any other possible remedies to avoid loss of rights, and the qualification, for the purposes of Rule 134(5) EPC, of the 15 October 2019 as the effective date on which the restriction on capital transfers originating in Greece has been terminated.

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27 Σεπ
By: Vivi Makri 0

Mr. Panagiotis G. Kanellopoulos is the new Director General of the Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation (OBI)

We inform you that according to the Governmental Gazette, GG_ΥΟΔΔ_744_23_09_19, Mr. Panagiotis G. Kanellopoulos is appointed as the new Director General of OBI.

 

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21 Ιούν
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

Cambodia joins DesignView

As from this week Cambodia MIH has made its designs data available to the DesignView search tool.

With Cambodia on board, DesignView, will now contain data from 68 participating offices.

With the addition of 693 designs from Cambodia MIH, DSview provides information and access to more than 14,5 million designs.

Since the introduction of DesignView, that went live on 19 November 2012, the tool has since then served almost 4,4 million searches from 169 different countries, with users from the UK, Germany and China among the most frequent users.

The integrations of Cambodia MIH in Designview is one of the concrete results of the ARISE+ IPR programme directed by the European Commission and executed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

You can find out more at www.tmdn.org and https://euipoeuf.eu/en/ariseplusipr

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21 Ιούν
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

LAO PDR joins TMview and DesignView

As from this week LAO PDR Intellectual Property Office (LAO DIP) has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools.

With LAO DIP on board of TMview and DesignView, both tools now contain data from 68 participating offices.

With the addition of more than 46.000 trade marks from LAO DIP, TMview provides information and access to more than 53.3 million trade marks in total. DesignView contains more than 14,5 million designs, including 491 designs from LAO DIP.

Since the introduction of TMview on 13 April 2010, the tool has served more than 51,2 million searches from 169 different countries, with Spain, China and Germany among the most frequent users. As to DesignView, it went live on 19 November 2012, and has since then served almost 4,4 million searches from 169 different countries, with users from the UK, Germany and China among the most frequent users.

The integrations of LAO DIP in TMview and Designview are concrete results of the ARISE+ IPR programme directed by the European Commission and executed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

You can find out more at www.tmdn.org and https://euipoeuf.eu/en/ariseplusipr

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30 Μαΐ
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

A new WIPO study proves a boom in Artificial Intelligence-based inventions

The first publication of «WIPO Technology Trends» points out that patenting activities in the artificial intelligence field is rising rapidly.
Here are some interesting datas:

  • Since AI emerged in the 50s, nearly 340.000 AI-related applications have been filed;
  • AI-related patenting boomed since 2013, half of the inventions published have originated since;
  • Private companies represent 26 out of the top 30 AI patents applicants;
  • IBM has the greatest portfolio (8,290 inventions), followed by Microsoft Corp. (5.930)

Find more on WIPO at this link: https://www.wipo.int/tech_trends/en/artificial_intelligence/

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18 Μαΐ
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

Chile joins DesignView

As of 22 July 2019, the National Institute of Industrial Property Office of Chile (INAPI) has made its design data available to the DesignView search tools.

With INAPI on board DesignView now contains data from 69 participating offices.

With the addition of more than 4500 industrial designs from INAPI, DesignView provides information and access to more than 14,7 million designs in total.

Since the introduction of DesignView on 19 November 2012, the tool has served more than 4,8 million searches from 163 different countries, with the UK, Germany and China among the most frequent users.

The integration of INAPI in DesignView is a concrete result of the IP Key Latin America programme directed by the European Commission and executed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

You can find out more at www.tmdn.org and www.ipkey.eu

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12 Φεβ
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

Anti-counterfeiting Blockathon Forum

The Anti-counterfeiting Blockathon Forum has been announced. The Blockathon Forum is the follow up to the successful EU Blockathon 2018, organised as part of the European Union strategy to build the blockchain ecosystem in the EU.

The Forum will bring together people and organisations to shape and deliver the future anti-counterfeiting infrastructure based on blockchain. The need for such a structured collaboration was clearly indicated during the Blockathon and its follow-up workshop. The Forum will fulfil this task by interconnecting private organisations, enforcement authorities and citizens to support the identification of authentic and counterfeit goods throughout the distribution chain. It will focus on drafting and defining the anti-counterfeiting use case and related pilot with the ultimate goal of delivering the next level of anti-counterfeiting infrastructure based on blockchain.

Apply to be part of the Forum through the online form available on the page www.blockathon.eu.

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28 Ιαν
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

Monaco joins TMview

As of 28 January 2019 The Industrial Property Office of the Business Development Agency (MCIPO) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tools.

With MCIPO on board TMview, the tool now contains data from 69 participating offices.

With the addition of more than 16.000 trade marks from MCIPO, TMview provides information and access to almost 52,6 million trade marks in total.

Since the introduction of TMview on 13 April 2010, the tool has served more than 51,2 million searches from 166 different countries, with Spain, China and Germany among the most frequent users.

The integration of MCIPO is a concrete result of the International Cooperation programme managed by EUIPO in collaboration with its international partners.

You can find out more at www.tmdn.org

 

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23 Ιαν
By: Rania Zacharopoulou 0

Brunei Darussalam joins TMview and DesignView

As of 23 January 2019 the Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO) has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools.

With BruIPO on board TMview and DesignView, both tools now contain data from 68 participating offices.

With the addition of more than 46.000 trade marks from BruIPO, TMview provides information and access to more than 52,5 million trade marks in total. DesignView contains more than 14,4 million designs, including 190 designs from BruIPO.

Since the introduction of TMview on 13 April 2010, the tool has served more than 51,2 million searches from 166 different countries, with Spain, China and Germany among the most frequent users. As to DesignView, it went live on 19 November 2012, and has since then served almost 4,4 million searches from 163 different countries, with users from the UK, Germany and China among the most frequent users.

The integrations of BruIPO in TMview and Designview are concrete results of the IP Key South East Asia programme directed by the European Commission and executed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

You can find out more at www.tmdn.org and www.ipkey.eu

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