Expo Dubai will put a spotlight upon trade with Gulf and neighboring countries., If you wish to protect your brands in that area, it is good to know that following a recent amendment to the [...]
The new TM law adopts the literal approach when interpreting class headings. According to this practice, which was initiated by the EUIPO some years ago, when class headings are used to designate the scope of [...]
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From July 1, 2020 it is possible to make an international patent application (PCT application) enter directly into the Italian national phase. This is a route alternative to the filing of a regional phase at [...]
Italian patent and trademark office published the results of the work done between March and June 2020
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The European Patent Office (EPO) has published the 2019 statistical report: 181,406 European patent applications were filed, 4% more than in 2018. With 2% of filings, Italy ranks 6th in the ranking of the European [...]
Between the end of 2020 and 2021 the Agreement on the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) should enter into force which will result in an uniform system of protection for trademarks and designations of origin in [...]
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the EPO decided that all time limits expiring on or after 15 March 2020 are postponed to 2 June 2020. This new date can be further postponed as a result [...]
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Suspension of terms pending before the European Trademark and Design Office (EUIPO)
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the EUIPO decided that all time limits expiring from 9 March 2020 are extended to 18 May 2020. Nevertheless, PCA remains active and we believe to take advantage of this [...]