EUIPO extends all deadlines due to COVID-19

On the 16th of March the EUIPO issued the following statement: The Executive Director of the EUIPO authorised the activation of the Office’s business continuity protocol, with the effect that as and from Monday 16 March, all EUIPO staff will work from home. This is done to protect the health and safety of staff, stakeholders and…


DECISION No EX-20-1 of the Executive Director of EUIPO of 14 February 2020 concerning the extension of time limits

The Executive Director of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (the Office), Having regard to Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the European Union trade mark(1) (EUTMR) and in particular Article 157(4)(a) thereof, pursuant to which the Executive Director of the Office must take all…


Industrial Designs Protocol Signed in Kazakhstan

Earlier this month, the Diplomatic Conference on the Adoption of the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention (Industrial Designs Protocol) was held in Nur-Sultan, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It was the final stage of the preparatory work of the Eurasian Patent Office and the Contracting States…