Subject: EUIPO – EU Funded latest news

EUIPO  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.
IP Key Projects 
Upcoming Activities
Response to On-line Counterfeiting and Piracy: Feasibility Study and Seminar/Conference
01/11/19

Area: China Location: China


China’s online and e-commerce environment is undergoing significant changes, both from a legislative point of view and the perspective of rights holders and sellers. With the advent of new technologies such as blockchain and AI, these currents have sparked new debates about the enforcement of an …

Right holders workshop at the EUIPO combined with a study visit to EU seaports and airports
13/10/19

Area: China Location: EUIPO (Alicante, Spain) and EU seaports/airports


In the framework of the support to EU-CN Customs Action Plan, IP Key China will organise, in cooperation with DG TAXUD, a study visit for a Chinese delegation (5 GACC representatives and Chinese Customs Officers) to the customs facilities of important EU seaports or airports, aiming at …

Fourth EU-China IP Academic Forum in the context of EUCIPAN
22/10/19

Area: China Location: EU


Designed and built by IP Key China, the EU-China IP Academic Network (EUCIPAN) has been working on supporting the exchange between EU and Chinese academia to ensure a sustainable collaboration for providing a steering group, research opportunities and online network (Eucipan.org)…

IP Key SEA IP Enforcement Week 2019
09/09/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur


On 9 to 19 September 2019, IP Key South-East Asia is organizing the IP Enforcement Week 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand with a series of events geared towards IP policy-makers, IP officials, law enforcement authorities, IP stakeholders, and businesses in South-East Asia. …

EU-China Roundtable on Copyright Protection and Licensing in the Digital Environment
24/09/19

Area: China Location: Shanghai


The legal framework for protecting digital works is trying to keep up with an environment that has been reshaped by changes to consumer habits, online platforms and the entertainment industry at large. …

High-Level Study visit on Plant Variety Protection and UPOV 1991
23/09/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: France, Netherlands, Belgium


The High-Level Study Visit will consist of a half day seminar focusing on the benefits of membership in the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV 1991), the advantages of the EU Community Plant Variety Rights (CPVR) system under the UPOV 1991 Act, and the …

IPKey SEA Conference on Trademarks
15/10/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: Bangkok, Thailand


The IP Key SEA Conference on Trademarks brings together trademark experts from both the public and private sectors. This year’s conference focuses on well-known trademarks, bad faith registrations, and non-traditional trademarks from the perspectives of Intellectual Property Offices in the EU…

Roving Seminar for European and SEA users on obtaining Patent Protection in Europe and SEA countries
11/10/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand


The patent roving seminar is being organised in cooperation with the European Patent Office (EPO), and will cover Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The activity aims to raise awareness among EU businesses in the target countries on the respective national patent protection systems …

Second Regional Meeting on Train the Trainers Programme
19/11/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Following the meeting held in Manila, Philippines on 10-11 June 2019, this 2nd Regional Meeting on the Development of an ASEAN Training Programme for AMS IPO Patent Examiners will continue the development and implementation of a SEA Patent Examiner Coaching Programme where SEA IP Offices…

Seminars for judges
19/11/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: Thailand, Indonesia


The roundtable discussion among SEA judges (Act. 20) will take place on 19-20 November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The activity will seek to contribute to elevating the quality of IPR decisions rendered by SEA judges and promoting the expeditious disposition of IPR cases, by enhancing their …

Workshop on the Extension of EU Practices on Trademarks to Southeast Asian Countries
02/12/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: South-East Asia


Two workshops focused on the EUIPO Convergence Programme will be held in parallel towards the end of the year. The first activity is the Workshop on the Extension of EU Practices on Trademarks to Southeast Asian (SEA) Countries (Act. 12), which is expected to promote the extension of EUIPN…

Workshop and On-site Training on IT Tools for IP Authorities: TMView, DesignView, and TMClass
01/12/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: South-East Asia


The second workshops focused on the EUIPO Convergence Programme is the Workshop and On-site Training on IT Tools for IP Authorities: TMView, DesignView, and TMClass (Act. 24). These IT tools were developed the EUIPO under the Convergence Programme to ensure the transparency and accessibility…

Seminar on Intellectual Property and Green Technologies
05/09/19

Area: Latin America Location: Ciudad de México


In the context of a week-long Technical Workshop on Tools and Practices developed under the European Union Intellectual Property Network (EUIPN), organised by the EUIPO in San José, Costa Rica, IP Key LA co-hosted a Regional Workshop on Trade Mark and Design Examination Practices …

Knowledge Exchanges on Patent Law Reform
02/09/19

Area: China Location: EU


EUIPO and IP Key LA organized this week-long technical workshop in Costa Rica as a follow-up to the workshops that took place in Cuba in December 2017, Costa Rica in June 2018 on search and classification tools and Lima in November 2018 on quality and productivity tools …


ARISE+ IPR 
Upcoming Activities
ARISE+ IPR supports ASEAN officials at Advanced InterGI training in Gruyere, Switzerland
23/09/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Gruyere, Switzerland


The ARISE+ IPR team will support IP officials from Cambodia and Lao PDR to attend the Advanced InterGI training on “The collective managemen …

ARISE+ IPR to host technical workshops on Geographical Indications for GI producers
23/09/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand


ARISE+ IPR will host technical workshops on Geographical Indications (GIs) for GI producers in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand respectively from 23 to 27 September 2019 

ARISE+ IPR to host national roving seminars on Geographical Indications in Brunei Darussalam and Viet Nam
18/09/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Brunei Darussalam, Viet Nam


ARISE+ IPR will host national seminars on Geographical Indications (GIs) in Brunei Darussalam and Hanoi, Viet Nam respectively on 18 September and 20 September, 2019 

IP Key Projects 
Activities from 01/08/19 to 31/08/19
Seminars for Judges on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights and Online Markets
15/08/19

Area: Latin America Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


In the context of a week-long Technical Workshop on Tools and Practices developed under the European Union Intellectual Property Network (EUIPN), organised by the EUIPO in San José, Costa Rica, IP Key LA co-hosted a Regional Workshop on Trade Mark and Design Examination Practices …

Support for the Drafting of the Trademark Examination Guidelines of IP Viet Nam
12/08/19

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


In the context of a week-long Technical Workshop on Tools and Practices developed under the European Union Intellectual Property Network (EUIPN), organised by the EUIPO in San José, Costa Rica, IP Key LA co-hosted a Regional Workshop on Trade Mark and Design Examination Practices …

Sub-Regional Meeting of Experts on Patents of Central American Countries and the Dominican Republic
05/08/19

Area: Latin America Location: San Jose, Costa Rica


In the context of a week-long Technical Workshop on Tools and Practices developed under the European Union Intellectual Property Network (EUIPN), organised by the EUIPO in San José, Costa Rica, IP Key LA co-hosted a Regional Workshop on Trade Mark and Design Examination Practices …

Trainings for Chinese experts in the EU on the examination of applications for Plant Variety Rights
05/08/19

Area: China Location: France, Germany, The Netherlands


IP Key South-East Asia has supported 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 held on 02-04 and 05-06 July, respectively …

Second IP Enforcement and Governance Week, in Argentina
20/08/19

Area: Latin America Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina


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 …

 

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ARISE+ IPR Project 
Activities from 01/08/19 to 31/08/19
ARISE+ IPR supports ASEAN trademark examiners with attachment training on Madrid Protocol
05/08/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Manila, the Philippines




The ARISE+ IPR team supported the participation of trademark examiners from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, and Lao PDR in an attachment training on Madrid operations and trademark examination. …

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