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EU Funded Newsletter

This monthly newsletter compiles information on the upcoming and last activities carried out by the EUIPO in the context of the EU-Funded IP projects implemented on behalf of the European Commission.
IPKey Projects 
Upcoming Activities
Support for the Drafting of the Trademark Examination Guidelines of IP Viet Nam

Area: South-East Asia Location: Ha Noi, Viet Nam

The IP Key Southeast Asia (SEA) Project has been providing technical expertise in support to the drafting of the Trademark Examination Guidelines of the Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam (IP Viet Nam). Trademark experts were dispatched by the IP Key SEA Project to IP Viet Nam in …

EU Conference on Geographical Indications and the Lisbon Agreement (Geneva Act) and Study Visits on Geographical Indications

Area: South-East Asia Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The IP Key Southeast Asia (SEA) Project will support the participation of high-level intellectual property (IP) officials in charge of Geographical Indications (GIs) in the 2019 edition of the Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications and in the GI Study Visit to be held on 02-04 and 05-06…

EU Conference on Geographical Indications and the Lisbon Agreement (Geneva Act)

Area: Latin America Location: Lisbon, Portugal

IP Key LA and SEA will support the Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications organized by WIPO and the Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). The activity will provide an opportunity for participants from SEA and LA countries to gain insights on the need to improve the…

IP Key La Announces New Workshop on Trade Marks and Designs Examination Practice

Area: Latin America Location: Quito, Ecuador

The IP Key Latin America 2018 work plan included the holding of a workshop in Costa Rica to facilitate the adoption of the search and classification tools created by EUIPO, from which the following results were obtained in 6 offices …

Train-the-Trainers Programme for South East Asian Patent Examiners

Area: South-East Asia Location: Manila, Philippines

Enhancing the quality of patent examination results, shortening turnaround times, and decreasing backlogs are common concerns of IPR stakeholders across SEA countries. As the capacities of patent examiners directly affect their productivity and performance, IP Key seeks to support its SEA …

Upcoming Activities
Meeting with Myanmar officials to discuss establishment of a national IP office

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Naypyidaw, Myanmar

ARISE+ IPR is supporting the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) to hold a meeting with officials in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on 11-12 June to discuss technical requirements for the establishment of a national IP office in the country …



IPKey Projects 
Activities from 01/05/19 to 10/06/19
Southeast Asian officials to join EUIPO IP Mediation Conference

Area: South-East Asia Location: Alicante, Spain

IP Key SEA has supported officials from the national IP offices of South-East Asia to attend the EUIPO IP Mediation Conference in Alicante, Spain, which took place on 30-31 May 2019. The conference allowed the participants to learn more on the cutting-edge practices in the field of IP mediation …

Exchange in China on Trademark Law

Area: China Location: Beijing

The Fourth Revision of the Trademark Law in China was adopted in April 2019 and will come into force on 1 November 2019. IP Key China, in cooperation with the China National Intellectual Property Administration organised this one-day workshop to discuss the latest changes in the law, outline …

Workshop on Design Rights in China

Area: China Location: Wuxi, Jiangsu

The 15th China (Wuxi) International Design Expo took place this year on 25-27 May in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. IP Key China, in partnership with the China National Intellectual Property Administration and Intellectual Property Publishing House organised a one-day workshop on the margins of the Expo …

Workshops and Study Visits for SPP Prosecutors and EIPPN Meeting in Europe

Area: China Location: Spain, Sweden and the Netherlands

With the support and organisation by IP Key, a Chinese delegation of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate of the PRC (SPP) and Local/Provincial prosecutors visited the EU in May for a ten day study visit in Sweden, the Netherlands and Spain respectively …

Knowledge Exchanges on Patent Trials

Area: China Location: France, Luxembourg, Germany

China now files more patents than any other country in the world, including the U.S. In part, this has been fuelled by a government drive to encourage universities and technology firms to file. Yet whilst mobilising state policy to increase the quantity of applications has not been a challenge …

Workshop on Trade Marks and Designs Examination Practice

Area: Latin America Location: Santiago de Chile

In IP Key LA’s 2018 work plan, Trade Mark and Design examination practices were the focus of two sub-regional workshops implemented in Central America and the Andean Region – where offices of all Latin America participated. This facilitated discussions on EU and Latin American best practices, in …

Webinar: ¿Por qué es importante la Propiedad Intelectual para las Pymes en Latinoamérica y Europa?

Area: Latin America Location: webinar

Este seminario virtual abordará por qué la PI es importante para las Pymes latinoamericanas y europeas. Expertos de ambas regiones explicarán cómo pueden sacarle provecho, utilizando ejemplos y casos de éxito relacionados con los distintos tipos de PI -marcas, diseños, derechos de autor, entre …

IP Key LA brings successful IP Roving Seminar to the Andean Community

Area: Latin America Location: Peru, Ecuador, Colombia

IP Key LA is organizing a new edition of its Roving Seminar for SMEs, this time aimed to Andean countries. The activities will take place in May 2019 in Lima, Quito and Bogota.

The events are aimed at European and local SMEs and seek to disseminate best practices in the use of IP assets …


ARISE+ IPR Project 
Activities from 01/05/19 to 10/06/19
Integration of DesignView for Cambodia & Seminar on Industrial Designs

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On 5 June 2019, the ARISE+ IPR team will be overseeing a high level event in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, that will mark the go-live date for the nation in their joining of DesignView …

Join ARISE+ IPR at IP Fair 2019 in Thailand!

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Bangkok, Thailand

The ARISE+ IPR team will be on hand at IP Fair 2019 in Bangkok on 30-31 May to provide advice on the Madrid System for the international registration of trademarks and demonstrate the IP tools databases…

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