Meet us at INTA 2024 in Atlanta (Georgia), USA

On the occasion of the 2024 Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA), our Trademark team would be glad to meet you in Atlanta, Georgia, WA, USA. Ms. Carmela Rotundo and Ms. Raffaella Previtera will be there from May 18 to 22, 2024.   To schedule a meeting with them, please contact: Carmela Rotundo            [...]

2024-05-16T15:51:51+02:00Categories: イベント|Tags: |

New 2023 SME Fund

€60 million to protect intellectual property of EU SMEs The European Commission and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) recently launched the new 2023 EU SME Fund, which offers intellectual property vouchers for EU-based SMEs. To scale up and attract investment, SMEs need to protect their intangible assets. The 2023 SME Fund will support [...]

2023-01-25T18:25:05+01:00Categories: ニュース|Tags: , , |

New Administrative Proceedings for Italian Trademark Invalidity and Revocation

New administrative proceedings for the invalidity and revocation of Italian trademarks have been available since December 29, 2022, following a Decree of the Ministry of Economic Development dated July 19, 2022, No. 180, that was published on November 29, 2022. These proceedings are expected to be a cheaper and quicker alternative to those before the [...]

2023-01-23T15:44:21+01:00Categories: ニュース|Tags: |

New versions of the Nice Classification and International Patent Classification are available

From January 1, 2022, a NEW VERSION of the NICE CLASSIFICATION of goods and services for the registration of trademarks and of the INTERNATIONAL PATENT CLASSIFICATION (IPC) for patents and utility models based on technological areas is in force. The new classifications are available at the following links: 2022 Nice Classification 2022  International  Patent [...]

2022-02-05T16:44:57+01:00Categories: ニュース|Tags: , |

2020 World Intellectual Property Indicators Report

WIPO’s World Intellectual Property Indicators Report (WIPI) also shows that worldwide trademark-filing activity boomed in 2020, defying a global economic downturn and signaling vibrant entrepreneurship and the introduction of new goods and services in response to the pandemic. Also patent and industrial designs filing activity rebounded. The report shows how innovators, designers and [...]

2021-11-11T16:41:12+01:00Categories: ニュース|Tags: , , , |

Mediation in Europe: the OHIM model

ECTA Bullettion – October 2015 Carmela Rotundo Zocco, Metroconsult Milano The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) offers a mediation service for inter partes proceedings during the appeal phase, thus allowing the parties to reach an amicable settlement. The role of the mediator consists of assisting the parties in finding common grounds to [...]

2021-08-03T15:38:10+02:00Categories: ニュース|Tags: , |

IP in Fashion – Italy, Russia and an International Overview

November 22, 2016 Auditorum Sanpaolo Sala Don Giacomo Alberione Via Giotto 36, Milano Save the date (pdf) Metroconsult in co-operation with the Russian IP firm Gorodissky organizes a conference focusing on “Intellectual Property in Fashion” (IP in Fashion). Supported by the Italian-Russian Chamber of Commerce, the event aims at comparing the Italian/EU and Russian [...]

2021-08-03T15:19:03+02:00Categories: イベント|Tags: |
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