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Blockchain in the EU and the IP sector Intermediate New

As we move beyond the blockchain hype, we would like to draw upon the EUIPO’s experiences in several blockchain projects in the IP sector.In this webinar you will learn where blockchain supports tangible use cases that have either been implemented or are being explored at the EUIPO.If you are interested in understanding how blockchain might shape and deliver added value for the EU, and in partic...

60 min. EN 09/11/2022 08/11/2022
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EUTM and RCD Intensive Programme for PES Universities 2022 Basic

Following the continuous collaboration between the EUIPO and the Academic Community and under the scope of the Network of IP Academies (NIPA) we are glad to inform you about the launching of a new training programme dedicated to students but also to staff of the EU National IP Offices, the EU Trade Mark (EUTM) and Registered Community Design (RCD) Intensive Programme. This Intensive Programme is ...

1700 min. EN 21/11/2022
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19th INTA Industry Day “IP and Virtual goods“ Intermediate

The 19th edition of the annual INTA Industry Day took place on Thursday 20 October 2022 from 10.00 to 13.30. The event was organised by the EUIPO in close cooperation with the International Trademark Association (INTA).This year’s topic ‘IP and Virtual goods’  highlighted the current issues and developments regarding IP protection that information technology is facing.

180 min. EN 24/10/2022
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Interactive webinar with EPO ‘Playing with IP rights: Toys in the spot-light’ Intermediate New

A new joint online seminar from the European Patent Academy and the EUIPO Academy shines a light on how IP can protect the broad field of toys. We all remember playing with toys when we were children, right? But have you ever stopped to think about the role played by IP rights in those very toys? A toy combines both visual and functional aspects. But which aspects lead to a patent and which ones...

60 min. EN 26/10/2022 25/10/2022
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Virtual School Visits - Newsletter

EN/FR/DE/IT/ES 06/11/2022
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How to avoid procedural pitfalls related to GIs protection at EUIPO? Intermediate New

The webinar will address EUIPO’s practice in relation to the protection of Geographical Indications (GIs), namely the following: Classification: avoiding incorrect references to GIs in the list of goods and services Absolute grounds: importance of checking, before filing a new trade mark, if it can be in conflict with a GI. Inter partes & relative grounds: impact of GI-related limitat...

54 min. EN 19/10/2022 18/10/2022
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Is my case suitable for mediation? Paving the road to a friendly settlement Intermediate New

Description: The EUIPO through its Boards of Appeal Alternative Dispute Resolution Service (ADRS) promotes mediation as a viable, efficient and effective alternative to just about any dispute before the EUIPO that involves more than one party. However, many IP professionals and business owners often do not have sufficient elements to guide them in their decision on whether to consider mediation...

61 min. EN 12/10/2022 11/10/2022
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Trade marks and designs in the metaverse: legal aspects/EUIPO practice Intermediate New

Among the many legal issues that have arisen (or will arise) in connection with the metaverse, intellectual property issues are among the most important. Virtual worlds go hand-in-hand with complex, new legal challenges. During this webinar you will receive a brief insight into what the metaverse and NFTs are, followed by a highlight of the areas of EUTMs and RCDs that are most impacted by this...

59 min. EN 14/09/2022 13/09/2022
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EUIPO IP Case Law Conference Advanced

Building on the highly acclaimed Intellectual Property Case Law Conferences (IPCLC) of 2016, 2018 and 2020, the Boards of Appeal of the EUIPO are organising, in cooperation with the EUIPO Academy, a hybrid fourth edition of the IPCLC. It will be held in Alicante on 7 and 8 July 2022.Objectives:Newly designed to take a sectorial approach to current global challenges facing the IP community, the con...

645 min. EN 01/07/2022
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The New EUTM Filing Intermediate New

The different digital services that the EUIPO makes available to its users are designed to discover, protect, manage, and exploit and defend their IP rights. To this end, the Office is launching new electronic form for EU trade marks (EUTMs) that allows to file applications in a more guided and efficient way. This follows the ongoing work done on enhancing the efficiency and user experience of ...

44 min. EN 20/07/2022