EPO To Help Russia Harmonize Patent Legislation with EU
On November 5, 2009, the European Patent Office (EPO) signed a contract with the European Commission to implement a EUR 500,000 (USD 748,000) project aimed at making the Russian patent legislation more uniform with EU legislation.
The project’s objective is to simplify Russia’s patent application, registration, and processing procedure, facilitate the teaching of Intellectual Property in Russia, and help develop patent guidelines that will be used by patent examiners at the Russian PTO (Rospatent).
This project will run over the next 12 months.
For more information, please contact Jelena Jankovic in our Balkan Regional Office.
November 2009 News
- Ferrero Loses Raffaello Trademark Protection in Ukraine
- Russia to Defend Kalashnikov Rights
- Russia To Start Priority Registration of Cyrillic Domain Names in .RF TLD
- New Belarus Law on Trademarks and Service Marks Enters Into Force on January 25, 2010
- Macedonia’s Broadcasting Council Calls on Cable Operators To Observe Copyrights When Broadcasting Foreign Programs
- Macedonian Police Discover Counterfeit Shoes and Sneakers Factory
- Presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia To Ink Customs Union Agreement on November 27
- Bulgarian Police Seize Counterfeit Lavazza Coffee
- Kosovo Seminar on Patents
- Macedonian State Office of Industrial Property Publishes New Fees
- Macedonian Police Seize 17 Computers and 20,000 Pirated CDs and DVDs
- Macedonian Customs Seize Counterfeit Goods
- Romanian Customs Seize Perfumes, Sport Shoes Believed To Be Counterfeit
- Serbian Customs Seize Pirated ”The Lost Symbol” Book Covers
- Croatian Customs Destroy 1,000 Counterfeit WWE Pencil Cases and Seize Counterfeit Perfumes
- Two WIPO Treaties To Enter Into Force With Respect to Bosnia and Herzegovina
- EPO To Help Russia Harmonize Patent Legislation with EU
- Hungary and Finland Launch Patent Prosecution Highway Program
- Louis Vuitton Successfully Prevents Infringement in Macedonia
- Bosnia Organizes Intellectual Property Awareness Campaign