10 June, 2021
New-EUIPO-Examination-Guideliness

New EUIPO Examination Guideliness

On 1 March 2021 (Decision EX21-1), the new revised edition of the EUIPO Examination Guidelines for European Union Trademarks and…

4 May, 2021
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European patent applications of Spanish origin remain on an upward trend

On 16 March 2021, the European Patent Office (EPO) published the Patent Index 2020, which provides an overview of European…

26 April, 2021
anticounterfeiting technologies

Anticounterfeiting technologies

Currently, counterfeiting is on the increase as has been shown by the rise in fake medicines and personal protective equipment,…

19 April, 2021
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Health technologies drivers of European patent applications in 2020

Innovation in healthcare drove a growth in the number of patent applications at the EPO in 2020: medical technology was…

7 April, 2021
CONTRIBUTION-AND-IMPACT-OF-INTELLECTUAL-PROPERTY-ON-COMPANIES

Contribution and impact of Intellectual Property on companies

The registration and exploitation of the different types of intellectual property rights (patents, industrial designs and/or trademarks) by companies operating…

18 March, 2021
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“Teleworking” with the EPO

Given the current circumstances with a global pandemic that seems to have no end, the EPO has tried to adapt…

8 February, 2021
Start-Ups-value-and-IP

Start-Ups value and Intellectual Property

Start-Up valuations are very important for a variety of situations and scenarios over a new venture growth’s path: decisions over…

5 February, 2021
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What is GIView?

GIView is a new database on Geographical Indications (GIs) protected at European Union level. In GIView we can find data…

1 February, 2021
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Designs with technical functionalities

The recent judgement of the General Court (T-574/19) TINNUS ENTERPRISES vs. KOOPMAN INTERNATIONAL et al. represents another piece of legal deliberation…

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