EUIPO Filing Elite 2021

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Welcome to the new edition of WTR EUIPO Filing Elite, an important publication that explores the European trademark landscape and presents cutting edge insights from the industry’s foremost law firm filers at the EUIPO.

Articles

Atlan & Boksenbaum

Atlan & Boksenbaum
"We therefore attach great importance to familiarising ourselves with our clients’ professions in order to target and anticipate their needs for trademarks and/or design protection."

Burgstaller & Partner Rechtsanwälte

Burgstaller & Partner Rechtsanwälte
"So always be open minded, both to the needs of the clients and to new tools and techniques being offered by offices or by third-party service providers."

GLP

GLP Intellectual Property Office
"The world of intellectual property is pure passion and constantly updating. Any professional wishing to enter this field must be aware that they will always be subject to new stimuli from a wide variety of sectors."

IPSIDE

IPSIDE
"All the members of our network around the world must meet our standards of quality – if those of our foreign colleagues are not in line with ours, our clients will be the first to blame us."

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
"Think long term and do not give up IP rights for short-term savings!"

Metida

METIDA
"Today we live in a data-driven world and the IP space is no exception. In our daily work, the METIDA team faces situations when data is critical when handling IP cases."

Patrade (Patrade Legal Advokatanpartsselskab)

Patrade (Patrade Legal Advokatanpartsselskab)
"We take great pride in educating our staff so that they all stay on top of new knowledge and practice in their fields."

Stephens Scown LLP

Stephens Scown LLP
"A key way for us to keep up with developments is to connect with our peers. Our international network of contacts is an invaluable resource; working collaboratively, we can achieve so much more."

Top filers, unprecedented applications and a transformed landscape: a year in the life of the EUIPO

The Long Read: Worrying drops in filing levels followed by record highs have made for an eventful year at the EUIPO. WTR’s Trevor Little considers how these and other events are affecting the IP ecosystem and could affect the future of the register itself.