In today’s increasingly complex, highly competitive and hyper-connected world, trade secrets are emerging from the shadows and gaining tractions as an effective way to protect certain intellectual assets.
Is the term “Brexit” in itself eligible for trademark protection? Find out how an appeal case before the EUIPO on this question fared this autumn.
Two major agreements signed by the EPO with Brazil and Tunisia will enter into force today.
The Centre for Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) has elected EPO President Benoît Battistelli as Chair of its Administrative Council.
The IP5 Statistics Report, published jointly by the EPO, the Japan Patent Office, the Korean Intellectual Property Office, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office,
The European Patent Office (EPO) and the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) held today a joint conference in Brussels to illustrate the way in which the two offices co-operate to support innovation in the plant sector.
The EPO contributed to the event with a lecture by Director for ICT Georg Weber on "Industry 4.0 - the technology landscape of tomorrow".
The EPO and China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) have renewed their co-operation by signing a comprehensive strategic partnership agreement at their annual heads of office meeting today in Zhengzhou.