Philippines to use the harmonised database in TMclass

As of 28 July 2021, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) uses and accepts the list of terms from the harmonised database of goods and services (HDB) in TMclass.

European cooperation: updated Fast Track for trade marks in Latvia

The Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia updated its front office (TM e-Filing) and back office systems on 14 July, with the support of the EUIPO’s European Cooperation Projects

TM5 IT Support for Trade Mark Examination Project Experts Meeting

On 26-27 July, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) held a virtual IT Expert meeting with the TM5 Partners

EUIPO and BPO virtual meeting

EUIPO and BPO virtual meeting On 15 July, the Executive Director, Mr Christian Archambeau, met...

1 million digitised trade marks and designs: the ECP5 project

1 million digitised trade marks and designs: the ECP5 project The 1 million digitised files milestone...

EU Parliament JURI Committee visits EUIPO

EU Parliament JURI Committee visits EUIPO On 22 July 2021, Mr Adrián Vázquez Lázara, Chair of the...

Honduras joins TMclass

As of 14 July 2021, the General Directorate of Intellectual Property of Honduras (DIGEPIH) will be included in TMclass.

Malta is the first EU country to join the IP Register in Blockchain

On 30 June the Industrial Property Registrations Directorate (IPRD) of the Maltese Commerce Department implemented the latest upgrade to the Common Tools Integration (CTI) tool. The upgrade took...

Trinidad and Tobago and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines join TMclass

As of 12 July 2021, the Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO) and the Commerce and Intellectual Property Office of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (CIPO-VC) will be included in...

Saint Kitts and Nevis will use HDB

As of 5 July 2021, the Intellectual Property Office of Saint Kitts and Nevis (IPOSKN) will use and accept the list of terms from the harmonised database of goods and services (HDB) in TMclass.