Review of how the Harmonised Database (HDB) can improve trade mark applications.Speaker: Iris DE GROODT - EUIPO - Customer Services Department
TMClass (Spanish language) (Intermediate level) Intermediate
The presentation is a guide through the main functionalities of TMClass. This online tool provides help to serch for and classify Goods and Services needed to apply for trade mark protection. It also allows to translate a list of Goods and Services and verify if those terms appear in the classification databases of the Participating Offices.
Alertas (Spanish language) (Intermediate level) Intermediate
Alerts are service provided to the EUIPO website users. This webinar explains how to use them, the possibilities they offer and the main differences between calendar alerts on one side and watch and monitor alerts, as a subgroups of the trademarks and designs alerts on the other. Speaker: Pablo CORTÉS CARRANZA - EUIPN, External service provider
Books, movies, etc.: Can titles and characters be protected as trade marks? (Advanced level) Advanced
Analysis of the protectability as trade marks of titles, works or their main characters, why is this an issue? The overview of the EU approach including legal framework, EUIPO guidelines and the most relevant case law is followed by an insight in the national approach in some of the EU Member States and comparison with the US system. Finally tips for copyright owners are provided.Speaker: Cin...
Classification Community: optimise the drafting of your list of goods & services with the HDB (Intermediate level) Intermediate
The purpose of the webinar is to explain the importance of the list of Goods and Servicies and how to optimise the drafting of the list. An insight in the main functionalities of the Harmonised Database (HDB) and TMclass is provided as well as practical classification and search exercises.Speakers:Michael FOLEY - EUIPO - Seconded National Expert, EIPN Customer Services Department;Iris DE GROODT - ...
ERA Webinars 2013 - Trade Marks (overview)
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Traditional specialities guaranteed (TSG) and traditional terms for wine (TTW) (Advanced level) Advanced
The presentation explains the concepts and the legal frameworks of traditional terms for wine (TTW) and traditional specialities guaranteed (TSG), new Absolute Grounds for refusal introduced in the EUTMR that entered into force on 23rd of March 2016. Speaker: Benjamin FONTAINE, EGYP, Alicante
Armonización de las indicaciones de producto, Programa de Convergencia CP7 (Spanish language) (Advanced level) Advanced
An overview of the results of the Convergence Project on Harmonisation of product indications, CP7. The presentation includes practical demonstration of the main functionalities of DesignClass. Speaker: Álvaro VALLS - External Service provider, ICLAD
Article 8(3) EUTMR allows the proprietor of a mark to prevent the unauthorised filing of its mark by its agent ot representative. The presentation explains the origin, purpose and nature of the article; the conditions that need to be fulfilled in order to base an Opposition on this ground and also the possible defences for the EUTM Applicant. Speaker: José Antonio GARRIDO - EUIPO - Ope...
Similarity (Italian language) (Intermediate level) Intermediate
Similarity is a search tool which can be used in order to assess whether given Goods and Services are considered similar, and to what degree, or dissimilar according to the Participating IP Offices. This presentation explains the main functionalities of the tool through practical examples. Speaker: Cristina PASTOR - Customer Services Department
Nice classification 11th Edition changes and Taxonomy 2017 – what is new and what is changed (Intermediate level) Intermediate
The presentation provides a summary of the changes introduced in the 11th edition of the Nice classification as well as of the updates in TMClass and the Taxonomy. Speakers: Michael FOLEY - Seconded National Expert, Customer Services Department;Thom CLARK - Operations Department
DesignView (German language) (Intermediate level) Intermediate
Presentation of the design search tool based on the data of the registers of the participating offices, the WIPO and the EUIPO. Designview is a centralized access point to view the registered design information held by any of the participating National Offices, in a unique presentation format, independently of which office the data is coming from. Speakers: Yvonne HEINKE - Customer Services Depart...
DesignView (Italian language) (Intermediate level) Intermediate
Presentation of the design search tool based on the data of the registers of the participating offices, the WIPO and the EUIPO. Designview is a centralized access point to view the registered design information held by any of the participating National Offices, in a unique presentation format, independently of which office the data is coming from. Speakers: Eric VIALA - Customer Services Departmen...
TMView (German language) (Intermediate level) Intermediate
An overview of the main functionalities of TMview. An online tool allowing any user to: carry out 24/7 trade mark searches in 22 languages of the EU; find out the goods and services protected by a competitors' trade mark; examine trade mark details such as legal status, graphic representation, registration date, etc. Speakers: Yvonne HEINKE - Customer Services Department;Iris DE GROODT - Customer ...
Are you planning a lecture using the Intellectual Property Teaching Kit (IPTK) and you want to know more about how the Kit works or what content to present?Produced by the European Patent Academy in association with the European Union Intellectual Property Office, the IPTK is a comprehensive collection of teaching resources for IP-related lectures.This tutorial has been designed to help you famili...
The presentation´s central point of interest is the analysis and the impact of the Court of Justice’s Judgment in the Kit Kat Shape Mark Case C-215/14. The introduction gives an insight in the earlier case law regarding shape marks and the technical necessity or substantial value of the goods as grounds for exclusion. Speaker: Dr. Mark Schweizer, LL.M, Meyerlustenberger|Lachenal, Zürich
The registration as a trade mark of the name, image and signature of celebrities and other well-know people (Advanced) Advanced
The presentation analyses the distinctive character and the registrability as a trade marks of the name, image and signature of famous persons, through the relavant case law and the practice of the UKIPO and the EUIPO in this particular area. Speaker: Mark JEFFERISS - UKIPO
The presentation provides a description of the principal characteristics of DesignClass Admin tool such as the voting process and the sources (databases) used, furthermore the main functionalities available for the users are analysed. Speaker: Álvaro VALLS - EUIPO - International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department
Comparison of signs (Advanced level) Advanced
Presentation on the methodology and the criteria that are applied in the process of comparison of signs including an analysis of the methodological problems that the decision makers face with when doing the comparison. Speaker: Detlef SCHENNEN - EUIPO - Boards of Appeal
TMView (Italian language) (Intermediate level) Intermediate
An overview of the main functionalities of TMview. An online tool allowing any user to: carry out 24/7 trade mark searches in 22 languages of the EU; find out the goods and services protected by a competitors' trade mark; examine trade mark details such as legal status, graphic representation, registration date, etc. Speaker: Eric VIALA - Customer Services Department;Cristina PASTOR - Customer S...