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EORI number: obligatory for applications for action

15 September 2020

As of today, 15 September 2020, theEconomic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) number is obligatory for the submission, amendment and extension of customs applications for action (AFA). Read more on how to request one.

EORI number: mandatory for the submitting, amending or extending customs applications for action

26 August 2020

From 15 September 2020, all rights holders and legal representatives who wish to submit a new customs application for action (AFA) or to amend or extend their existing applications for action must have an EORI number (Economic Operators Registration and Identification number).

Successful IP Enforcement Portal SOC2 certification on data security

09 July 2020

The IP Enforcement Portal achieved SOC2 certification on data security. This achievement is the result of successful collaboration between the Digital Transformation Department (DTD) and the European Observatory on Infringements of IP Rights.

Virtual meeting of the IP Enforcement Portal rights holder’s steering group

09 July 2020

The rights holder’s steering group for the IP Enforcement Portal held its biannual meeting online for the first time.

Join our next Q&A session on the IP Enforcement Portal

07 July 2020

Our next live demo and Q&A session for rights holders and legal representatives will take place on the 15th July at 15:00 CET.

The role of the IP Enforcement Portal in the fight against coronavirus-related fake protection goods

26 June 2020

Due to enforcement authorities being confronted with so many counterfeits of goods related to the prevention and care of COVID-19, the IP Enforcement Portal was put at the disposal of rights holders and enforcers in an attempt to lessen such activity.

New enforcement authority joins the Portal

09 June 2020

The IP Enforcement Portal team is pleased to inform you that a new authority has joined the Portal.

Is your AFA about to expire? What are the next steps?

03 June 2020

Have you filed a customs application for action and it is about to expire? Customs authorities must receive your extension request 30 working days before the expiry of the period to be extended.

Join our live Q&A session on the IP Enforcement Portal

19 May 2020

Are you wondering how the IP Enforcement Portal can help protect your rights? What does it look like? Learn all you need to know from a demo of the tool’s features followed by a Q&A session.

When: 28/05/2020 at 15.00 CET.
Duration: 1 hour.

Working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak? Two suggestions for improvement to your company account in the Portal

27 April 2020

The last few weeks have been a difficult time for everyone. The IP Enforcement Portal (IPEP) team hopes you are keeping safe and well.

Covid-19 and signed AFAs - temporary acceptance of scanned paper forms

26 March 2020

Dear users

Due to the exceptional circumstances of Covid-19, a number of EU Customs authorities will temporarily accept the signed paper form of the AFA scanned and send to them by e-mail.

2020 IP Enforcement Portal Forum: postponed to 1 and 2 December

24 March 2020

On the 14 March, the Spanish government declared a ‘state of alarm’ over COVID-19, placing strict restrictions on freedom of movement and gatherings.

New enforcement authorities join the Portal

23 March 2020

The IP Enforcement Portal team is glad to inform you that new authorities have joined the tool.

Registration is now open: IP Enforcement Portal Forum 2020

28 February 2020

The IP Enforcement Portal team is pleased to announce that registration for the IP Enforcement Portal Forum 2020 is now open!

Sharing your information with enforcers in the IP Enforcement Portal - Application for Action or Alert?

05 February 2020

An EU Council regulation (Regulation (EU) No 608/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 concerning customs enforcement of intellectual property rights and repealing Council Regulation ((EC) No 1383/2003) provides procedural rules for customs authorities to enforce IPR for goods liable to customs supervision or customs control, including the procedures regarding AFAs.

New webinar: Import/Export feature

08 December 2019

The EUIPO’s European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights invites you to participate in our next webinar on the new IP Enforcement Portal.

Import/export: new feature in the IP Enforcement Portal

06 December 2019

One of the requirements highlighted by our users during the last EDB Forum 2018 was to be able to import/export information so it could be transferred between different user accounts or even outside of the tool.

Seminars to EU enforcement authorities

19 November 2019

The IP Enforcement Portal team participated in a series of seminars on intellectual property infringement last week in Greece.

New enforcement authorities join the Portal

08 November 2019

Since the launch of the Enforcement Database (EDB) in July 2013, EU enforcement authorities have been gradually joining the tool.

Take part in the IP Enforcement Portal Satisfaction Survey — your opinion matters!

07 November 2019

Looking to improve our services, the IP Enforcement Portal team has launched a user satisfaction survey. The aim of this survey is to reveal Portal users’ opinions on how the tool works, the services provided and their suggestions for improvement.