1. 25 years of EUIPO history, 1:39
The Cypriot Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver (CY DRCOR), with the support of the EUIPO’s European Cooperation Projects, has upgraded its existing online services for trade marks.The new e-filing solution for trade marks became available on 15 July, bringing improved e-filing and online services for trade marks to Cypriot users. The project has been carried out with the support of different teams from the EUIPO and DRCOR.
The Cypriot Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver (CY DRCOR)
1.Join the IP Horizon 5.0 Conference on 26-27 September, 0:27
Monaco to use the list of terms from the harmonised database in TMclass. As of 15 July 2019 the Industrial Property Office of the Business Development Agency of the Principality of Monaco (MCIPO) will use the list of goods and services from the harmonised database (HDB) in TMclass in French.
Industrial Property Office of the Business Development Agency of the Principality of Monaco (MCIPO)
25 years of EUIPO history
1. Annual Report 2018, 12:37
2.Interview with M. Mínguez, representative at the European Communities Trade Mark Association. 0:54
The Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) of Lao People’s Democratic Republic has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools.With Lao on board of TMview and DesignView, both tools now contain data from 69 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.
TMview’s visual search facility, which allows users to search for trade marks in the world’s largest free, online trade mark database, has been extended to three more national intellectual property offices.The intellectual property offices of Ireland (IEIPO), Slovakia (SKIPO) and Czech Republic (UPV) have enabled the functionality of TMview’s visual search facility with their trade mark databases. This allows for the image search function to be used on trade marks from these countries that have an image, further enriching TMview as a whole.
As of 18 May, holders and applicants of a EUTM can opt-in to receive alerts as soon as a .eu domain name is registered that is identical to their EUTM (application). By receiving such alert, EUTM holders are informed much faster and may take appropriate action much sooner.
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1. Misleading invoices, 1:06
2.Avoid misleading payment requests, 1:47
Bosnia and Herzegovina to use the list of terms from the harmonised database in TMclassAs of 6 May 2019 the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IIP-BIH) will use the list of goods and services from the harmonised database (HDB) in TMclass in Bosnian language
U.K. supermarket no longer legally trumps a literal country Iceland Foods, which operates Iceland supermarkets in the U.K., no longer holds the EU trademark on the word “Iceland,” which is, of course, a sovereign country. The EU Intellectual Property Organisation granted the food company said trademark back in 2014, but that trademark is now invalidated after the supermarket tried to stop the country from mentioning itself in a slogan, prompting the country to sue.