Subject: EUIPO – EU Funded newsletter

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

Area: South-East AsiaLocation: 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 …

Response to On-line Counterfeiting and Piracy: Feasibility Study and Seminar/Conference
21/11/19

Area: China Location: Haikou, Hainan


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…

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. …

IP Key LA organizes first virtual training in PVP
18/11/19

Area: Latin America Location: online


IP Key LA, with the support of UPOV and CPVO, is working on the development of a PVP Licensing learning course available online, through EU and international platforms. The proposed activity aims to increase the knowledge public research institutes and small- and medium-sized private breeders …

IP Key LA addresses copyright in cultural sectors and the impact of its infringement in the digital environment
11/11/19

Area: Latin America Location: Lima, Perú


To raise awareness and knowledge on copyrights, IP Key LA has organized two events in Lima, Perú. These will provide a positive view of IPRs that highlights its potential to boost company revenues based on innovation and the construction of adequate and proper IP business strategies …

IP Key LA addresses the impact of copyright infringement in the digital environment in Colombia
07/11/19

Area: Latin America Location: Bogotá, Colombia


To raise awareness and learn about the EU judicial practice in the area of ​​copyright infringement in the digital environment, IP Key LA has organized an activity in Bogotá, Colombia. The objective of the seminar is to exchange judicial and administrative experiences of the EU and Colombia…

IP Key LA will host a new workshop on Trade Marks and Designs examination practices in Colombia
05/11/19

Area: Latin America Location: Bogota, Colombia


Trade marks and Designs examination practices are an important part of IP Key LA's work plans. In fact, they were the focus of 4 workshops implemented in Central America, the Andean Region and Chile during 2018 and 2019. Offices throughout Latin America participated in these, to generate …

Training on Cross-Border IP Enforcement
28/10/19

Area: China Location: Jilin, China

The counterfeiting industry is a phenomenon that has a significant effect on the global economy, making it a priority issue for enforcement authorities in the EU and China. In light of this, IP Key China will co-host a three day training with the Ministry of Public Security on 28-31 October 2019…

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) …

Training by CPVO on the implementation of the Quality Audit System in Examination Offices of the EU
21/10/19

Area: China Location: Nanjing and Kunming, China


The steep increase in PVP applications in China and the rapidly growing number of botanical taxa included in the system have resulted in the creation of new DUS test centres and the collaboration with existing institutions working in this field. Next to the training of experts involved in DUS…

IP Key LA promotes potential benefits of international IP protection systems in Argentina and Chile
16/10/19

Area: Latin America Location: Buenos Aires, Rosario, Santiago de Chile


IP Key LA pursues the goal of favoring the development and implementation of modern, internationally accepted procedures and practices for obtaining IPRs in Latin American countries and providing capacity building which can bring benefits to as wide a range of recipient Offices …

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 …

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 …

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
09/10/19

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 …

Taller de Protección de Variedades Vegetales reúne examinadores técnicos de 13 países latinoamericanos en Perú
13/11/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: Lima, Peru


El objetivo del Taller regional sobre cooperación en el examen de aplicaciones de protección de variedades vegetales (PVP) es mejorar la cooperación entre las oficinas de examen. Con este fin, los examinadores técnicos de Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, México …

 

ARISE+ IPR 
Upcoming Activities
ARISE+ IPR organizes the first ASEAN Trade Mark Convergence Network Meeting
31/10/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


ARISE+ IPR will host the first ASEAN Trade Mark Convergence Network Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, between 31 October – 1 November 2019, with the long-term goal to create more points of convergence and minimize divergence in the area of trade marks in ASEAN …

ARISE+ IPR organizes the first ASEAN Design Convergence Network Meeting
31/10/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


ARISE+ IPR will host the first ASEAN Design Convergence Network Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, between 31 October – 1 November 2019 with the aim to improve the quality of industrial design services and facilitate stakeholders’ access to information, with a long-term goal of introducing common 

Training on the ASEAN Common Guidelines on the Examination and Registration of Industrial Designs
29/10/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


From 29-30 October 2019, ARISE+ IPR will provide ASEAN design examiners with a training on the ASEAN Common Guidelines on the Examination and Registration of Industrial Designs (hereinafter called “the Common Guidelines) 

ARISE+ IPR provides support to the updating and maintenance of the ASEAN GI Database
01/10/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: ASEAN


ASEAN GI Database is the common online Geographical Indications (GIs) platform of the ASEAN Member States aimed at making the information of all registered GIs in the ASEAN region widely available and easily accessible to all interested stakeholders …

 

 

IP Key Projects 
Activities from 01/09/19 to 30/09/19
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 IP Enforcement Week 2019
09/09/19

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


On 9 to 19 September 2019, IP Key Southeast 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 Southeast Asia …

IP Key Latin America joins the Green Expo 2019 with a Seminar on Intellectual Property and Green Technologies
05/09/19

Area: Latin America Location: Ciudad de México


The Green Expo is the Latin American event that presents cutting-edge sustainable solutions and technologies for all industries and aims to bring together, in the framework of an exchange of knowledge and business, all industrial sectors interested in the development of a Circular Economy with …

Knowledge Exchanges on Patent Law Reform
02/09/19

Area: China Location: Belgium, Denmark and Germany


China’s Patent Law, which lays the foundation for the legal framework of patent laws, was adopted in 1984, and amended three times in 1992, 2000 and 2008. Although the Chinese Patent Law per se has not been changed since 2008, several aspects of the law have already been revised. In December …

 

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ARISE+ IPR Project 
Activities from 01/09/19 to 30/09/19
ARISE+ IPR supported ASEAN officials at the Advanced InterGItraining in Gruyere, Switzerland
23/09/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Gruyere, Switzerland




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

ARISE+ IPR hosted technical workshops on Geographical Indications (GI) for GI producers
23/09/19

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




ARISE+ IPR hosted technical workshops on Geographical Indications for GI producers in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand respectively from 23 to 27 September 2019 …

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

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