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
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 … [read more]

Regional Workshop on Geographical Indications Enforcement in Central America
05/12/19

Area: Latin America Location: San Jose, Costa Rica


The activity consists of a two-day event organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Trade (COMEX), Costa Rica and dedicated to the Enforcement of Geographical Indications. This activity will gather representatives of the competent authorities of GIs in the Central America countries … [read more]

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 … [read more]

The Enforcement of GIs brings EU and local experts to Mexico for a seminar
02/12/19

Area: Latin America Location: Mexico City, Mexico


IP Key LA, along with the Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property (IMPI), has organized a Seminar on the Enforcement of Geographical Indications in Mexico City, in order to approach the existing measures in the area and how those can be improved, as well as exchanging information on … [read more]

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 … [read more]

2019 China-EU Conference on IPR Protection Online & Innovation

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 … [read more]

 

IP Key Projects 
Activities from 01/10/19 to 31/10/19
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 … [read more]

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 … [read more]

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 … [read more]

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

Area: Latin America Location: Buenos Aires, Rosario (Argentina)


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 … [read more]

IPKey SEA Conference on Trade marks


15/10/19

Area: South-East Asia Location: Bangkok, Thailand


EU and Southeast Asian trade mark experts from the public and private sectors convened in Bangkok, Thailand, on 15-16 October at the IP Key SEA Conference on trade marks. The conference aimed to promote the improvement of the trade mark environment in Southeast Asia and encouraged exchanges on … [read more]

 

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 organised, 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 exchanging … [read more]

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 … [read more]

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 … [read more]

IP Key LA gathered Heads of IP Offices for a high-level encounter alongside the WIPO GA in Geneva


01/10/19

Area: Latin America Location: Geneva, Switzerland


Designed for Heads of IP Offices – from both the EU and Latin America – the activity provided a forum for information exchange. The idea was to create synergy among the IP offices, share experiences and collect information from the heads of Latin American IP offices, who are closely involved in … [read more]

ARISE+ IPR Project 
Activities from 01/10/19 to 31/10/19
ARISE+ IPR organizes the first ASEAN Trade Mark Convergence Network Meeting

31/10/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia




ARISE+ IPR hosted the organisation of the first meeting of the ASEAN Trade Mark Convergence Network in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 31 October to 1 November 2019 … [read more]

ARISE+ IPR organizes the first ASEAN Design Convergence Network Meeting

31/10/19

Area: ARISE+ IPR Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




ARISE+ IPR hosted the organisation of the first meeting of the ASEAN Design Convergence Network in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 31 October to 1 November 2019 … [read more]

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, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ARISE+ IPR provided ASEAN design examiners with a training on the ASEAN Common Guidelines … [read more]

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 … [read more]

 
 
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