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Priorities for decision takers: Practical aspects Intermediate

The claimed priority of a trade mark is an important aspect to consider when taking a decision in relative grounds which means that parties to proceedings should also be aware of potential issues. If you have doubts on how the 'triple identity' is interpreted and more importantly concerning the 'first filing' requirement, tune in to this webinar to find out more. Speaker: Vanessa PAGE - EUIPO ...

24 min. EN 14/04/2020 31/03/2020
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Webinar: The Madrid System, tips for avoiding deficiencies (Intermediate level) Intermediate

The presentation provides an overview of the most frequent deficiencies when filing trade mark applications through the Madrid System and gives advice on how to avoid them. Speaker: Maria José GIL BERENGUER - Operations Department

12 min. EN 04/08/2017 04/07/2017
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Webinar: eFiling of International Trade Mark Applications based on EUTM/A(s) (Intermediate level) Intermediate

The presentation provides an overview of the main functionalities of the EUIPO´s new tool for eFiling of International trade mark Applications based on EUTM/A(s).Speakers:  Sonia PEREZ - Digital Transformation DepartmentMaria José GIL - Operations Department

34 min. EN 04/07/2017 23/05/2017
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Priorities: The Case of Black and White and Colour Marks (15-03-2017) (Basic Level) Basic

Presentation about the implementation of the common practice resulting from the Convergence Project 4, dealing with the scope of protection of black and white Trade Marks, and its impact on EUIPO´s practice concerning priorities.Speaker: Irene MARUGÁN - EUIPO - External Service Provider, International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department

31 min. EN 26/05/2017 15/03/2017
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Examination of priority claims and language issues Basic

The purpose of this webinar is to make users aware of the current practice in relation to the examination of priority claims, as well as reminding users about language/translation related issues while filing EUTM applications and the possible consequences thereof.  Speaker: Gerben MONNINK - Operations Department

40 min. EN 05/06/2019 21/05/2019
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Repeated filings of an earlier European Union Trade Mark registration 3-2-2017 (Basic Level) Basic

Given the requirement that a trade mark must be used within five years from its registration, some trade mark holders seek to extend their rights by submitting identical mark just before the expiry of the five year period. This presentation reviews the legal context and the relevant case law concerning repeated filings of EUTM applications.Speaker: Laura PEDEMONTE, Barzanò & Zanardo Mila...

52 min. EN 24/05/2017 03/02/2017
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CP4 Scope of Protection of Black and White Marks

In the framework of the European Trade Mark and Design Network OHIM and the implementing IP Offices have agreed on a Common Practice with regard to black and white (B&W) or greyscale marks as compared with coloured versions of the same mark. The participating offices closely analysed three important questions essential to handling trade marks in B&W and/or greyscale

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Life cycle of a Trade Mark application Basic

The session provides an introduction to the phases (or life cycle) of CTMs (Community Trade Marks) from application to registration  and some key notions, e.g. priority, seniority and opposition. It also provides some statistics as of beginning 2015.Speaker: Sophia BONNE - EUIPO - International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department 

50 min. EN 29/01/2016
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Res judicata in proceedings before the Office. Dealing with repeated applications (Advanced level) (with certificate) 2-3-2016 Advanced

Case study based on case law and text of the Regulations. The speaker examines the actions to be taken by the Office ( w.r.t. cancellation and revocation) in case of repeated filings of applications. Final decisions (National or at EU level) may in fact have already been taken in such cases. This means that the principle of 'res judicata' applies.Speaker: Lina LAPINSKAITE - EUIPO - Internatio...

44 min. EN 31/05/2016
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The Mystery of seniority and conversion

Expresso which presents and discusses the notions of seniority and priority.Speaker: Sven Stürmann - EUIPO - Boards of AppealModerator: Stefan Martin - EUIPO - Boards of Appeal

73 min. EN 18/03/2016 18/03/2016