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Потпишан билатерален договор за соработка со Европскиот завод за патенти

Потпишан билатерален договор за соработка со Европскиот завод за патенти

На 10 јули 2014 година во Минхен, потпишан Билатералниот договор за соработка помеѓу д-р Сафет Емрули, директор на Државниот завод за индустриска сопственост и г-динот Франсоа Режис Ханар, Директор на одделот за европска и меѓународна соработка во Европскиот завод за патенти. Билатералниот договор за соработка е заснован на стратешкиот документ за Соработката со државите членки […]

Глобален иновациски индекс 2014: Швајцарија, Велика Британија и Шведска ја водат листата со охрабрувачки знаци од Супсахарска Африка

Глобален иновациски индекс 2014: Швајцарија, Велика Британија и Шведска ја водат листата со охрабрувачки знаци од Супсахарска Африка

Темата на глобалните иновации 2014 е „ Човечкиот фактор во иновациите“, студија за улогата на човечкиот фактор во иновациите, забележува зголемен интерес кој покажале фирми и влади во идентификувањето на креативни личности и тимови. Оваа година на почетокот на GII (Global Innovation Index), Министерот на индустријата на Австралија Иан Макферлејн  се придружи кон авторите на […]

Should an ovum be protected with a patent?

Should an ovum be protected with a patent?

Advocate General’s Opinion in Case C-364/13 International Stem Cell Corporation v Comptroller General of Patents According to Advocate General Cruz Villalón, an ovum whose development has been stimulated without fertilisation and which is not capable of becoming a human being cannot be considered a human embryo However, if this ovum is genetically manipulated in such […]

Advocate General’s Opinion in Case C-364/13 International Stem Cell Corporation v Comptroller General of Patents According to Advocate General Cruz Villalón, an ovum whose development has been stimulated without fertilisation and which is not capable of becoming a human being cannot be considered a human embryo However, if this ovum is genetically manipulated in such […]
Conference for patent professionals and industry

Conference for patent professionals and industry

1-2 October 2014 European Patent Office, The Hague The EPO’s involvement with the Patent Cooperation Treaty has always been a matter of top priority. As a leading PCT authority the EPO produces approximately 40% of all international search reports and 50% of international preliminary examinations reports. Against this backdrop, the EPO is once again organising a […]

1-2 October 2014 European Patent Office, The Hague The EPO’s involvement with the Patent Cooperation Treaty has always been a matter of top priority. As a leading PCT authority the EPO produces approximately 40% of all international search reports and 50% of international preliminary examinations reports. Against this backdrop, the EPO is once again organising a […]
Impact of intellectual property infringements

Impact of intellectual property infringements

Intellectual property (IP) infringements, including counterfeiting and piracy: damage the economy of a country; threaten the health and safety of consumers; and attract organised crime. Consequently, it is the responsibility of Governments and law enforcement agencies, whose primary role is to protect society, to prevent IP infringements. The international police organisation, Interpol, states ”Trademark counterfeiting […]

Intellectual property (IP) infringements, including counterfeiting and piracy: damage the economy of a country; threaten the health and safety of consumers; and attract organised crime. Consequently, it is the responsibility of Governments and law enforcement agencies, whose primary role is to protect society, to prevent IP infringements. The international police organisation, Interpol, states ”Trademark counterfeiting […]
Impact of intellectual property infringements

Impact of intellectual property infringements

Intellectual property (IP) infringements, including counterfeiting and piracy: damage the economy of a country; threaten the health and safety of consumers; and attract organised crime. Consequently, it is the responsibility of Governments and law enforcement agencies, whose primary role is to protect society, to prevent IP infringements. The international police organisation, Interpol, states ”Trademark counterfeiting […]

US Consultations on Intellectual Property Infringement

US Consultations on Intellectual Property Infringement

In May, CLDP held consultations on intellectual property enforcement matter designed for 7 judges from general jurisdiction and appeals courts in Armenia and an official from the Justice Academy of Armenia.  CLDP informs also about a meeting with USPTO, the Federal Judicial Center, and United States District Courts. There were reviewed points of case law […]

Guides for basic assistance to intellectual property rights

Guides for basic assistance to intellectual property rights

These guides are written to provide basic assistance to intellectual property (IP) rights holders and their advisers on the IP protection and enforcement system in the countries concerned. The current batch of guides now includes India . The guides are intended to provide simple guidelines on how rights holders can protect their IP assets and […]

Community trademarks – looking after your rights

Community trademarks – looking after your rights

A Community trademark confers on the proprietor exclusive rights therein. The proprietor shall be entitled to prevent all third parties not having consent from using it in the course of trade. Art. 9 of the CTM Regulation You are responsible for enforcing your registered trademark. To do this effectively you must ensure your trademark is correctly […]

A Community trademark confers on the proprietor exclusive rights therein. The proprietor shall be entitled to prevent all third parties not having consent from using it in the course of trade. Art. 9 of the CTM Regulation You are responsible for enforcing your registered trademark. To do this effectively you must ensure your trademark is correctly […]
Public Procurement Seminar in Armenia

Public Procurement Seminar in Armenia

CLDP reports about the April Seminar on the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) for Obligations and International Best Practices in Public Procurement in Yerevan which was organized together with the WTO Secretariat, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Ministry of Finance of Armenia. According to CLDP, the program of the event was […]

EPO and Spain continue co-operation on Latin America

EPO and Spain continue co-operation on Latin America

Meeting in Santander, Spain, EPO President Benoît Battistelli and the Director General of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Patricia García-Escudero Marquéz, signed an agreement to promote the quality and efficiency of the Latin American patent system to the benefit of its users and of European industry in particular. This agreement, which follows the successful […]

Meeting in Santander, Spain, EPO President Benoît Battistelli and the Director General of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Patricia García-Escudero Marquéz, signed an agreement to promote the quality and efficiency of the Latin American patent system to the benefit of its users and of European industry in particular. This agreement, which follows the successful […]
Annual report for 2013 – inventions and utility models

Annual report for 2013 – inventions and utility models

In 2013, 132 applications on inventions and 40 applications on utility models were filed with the Intellectual Property Agency, out of which 165 by national applicants and 7 by foreign applicants. The total number of applications on inventions and utility models has been 3851 since 1992 as of December 31, 2013. As compared with 2012 the total number of applications filed has decreased […]

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market – Service Charter for 2014

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market – Service Charter for 2014

The OHIM is pleased to publish the result of the first quarter of the Service Charter for 2014. Its performance is presented in an entirely reviewed format integrating the timeline used for other purposes on the website. This change has been introduced to provide a much more visible presentation of the steps showing timeliness and […]

The OHIM is pleased to publish the result of the first quarter of the Service Charter for 2014. Its performance is presented in an entirely reviewed format integrating the timeline used for other purposes on the website. This change has been introduced to provide a much more visible presentation of the steps showing timeliness and […]
The Back Office project kicks off accross Europe

The Back Office project kicks off accross Europe

An OHIM team was in Athens for two weeks, working with both Greek offices to prepare the Back Office project. As the pilots near completion in Finland and Poland, 10 other intellectual property offices are getting ready to follow. These include Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, BOIP, Greece GGE, Greece OBI, Malta, Slovenia, Romania, and Spain. Both Greek […]

An OHIM team was in Athens for two weeks, working with both Greek offices to prepare the Back Office project. As the pilots near completion in Finland and Poland, 10 other intellectual property offices are getting ready to follow. These include Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, BOIP, Greece GGE, Greece OBI, Malta, Slovenia, Romania, and Spain. Both Greek […]
Are Lovol and Volvo Confusingly Similar?

Are Lovol and Volvo Confusingly Similar?

Hebei Aulion Heavy Industries LTD filed trademark applications for LOVOL, including stylized word marks 210591 and 210633 and a logo 210639 and 210640. The marks cover harvesters, agricultural machinery, road rollers, diggers, chargers, concrete mixers, bailers, threshers, rice separators, motors that are not for vehicles, agricultural transporters, motorbikes, cranes, horizontal trains, bicycles, electrical vehicles, vehicle engines, lorries with […]

Hebei Aulion Heavy Industries LTD filed trademark applications for LOVOL, including stylized word marks 210591 and 210633 and a logo 210639 and 210640. The marks cover harvesters, agricultural machinery, road rollers, diggers, chargers, concrete mixers, bailers, threshers, rice separators, motors that are not for vehicles, agricultural transporters, motorbikes, cranes, horizontal trains, bicycles, electrical vehicles, vehicle engines, lorries with […]