Organisation: EUIPO

Legal Updates you may have missed: when the EUIPO Board of Appeal makes mistakes

We complete our series highlighting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed by looking at cases where the EU General Court criticised the findings of the Board of Appeal of the EUIPO.

14 July 2023

A new era at the EUIPO: João Negrão wins vote to be next executive director

João Negrão has been voted the next executive director of the EUIPO in a resounding victory, and is set to take over from Christian Archambeau on 1 October.

12 July 2023

Legal Updates you may have missed: success stories for non-traditional marks

Each quarter WTR runs a series of pieces highlighting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed. To kick off the latest series, we look at cases where rights holders have successfully registered, defended or enforced their non-traditional trademarks.

10 July 2023

Cooperation between the EUIPO and national offices: an inside view

The EUIPO's executive director and representatives from member state IP offices provide an update on cooperation projects and priorities, and the benefits for users.

07 July 2023

SEPs, an expanding IP remit and the future: in-depth interview with the EUIPO’s executive director

WTR sits down with EUIPO executive director Christian Archambeau to explore office operations, its readiness to take on new responsibilities, and what the future may hold.

06 July 2023

The top corporate and law firm filers at the EUIPO revealed

Drawing on data supplied by the office, WTR presents the leading EUTM and RCD filers at the office for the 12 months to 1 May 2023.

05 July 2023

The future is now: AI innovations at the EUIPO reshaping intellectual property

The EUIPO explores the AI tools currently in use at the office, upcoming projects and the potential impact of generative AI technologies on the future of intellectual property.

04 July 2023

EU industrial design evolution: the EUIPO on new rules, rights and milestones

In the first of a series of pieces from the EUIPO, the office reflects on the history of the registered Community design, the planned registered EU design, and how the regime is changing to embrace the digital realm.

03 July 2023

EUIPO unveils new-look website; Uber and Lyft file joint lawsuit; Saudi Arabia trademark complaints rise – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Skechers suing Steve Madden for using the ‘S’ mark on footwear, AI tool launches to help companies track brand activity, and much more.

27 June 2023

Empowering SMEs: a year of progress and future initiatives of the EUIPO

EUIPO deputy executive director Andrea Di Carlo presents an update on the SME Fund and how it is evolving in 2023 to financially support more small businesses across the continent.

26 June 2023

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