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European Sme Fund: 20 million euros to protect intellectual property

sme fund

The Ideas Powered for Business initiative includes the SME Fund program, a 20 million Euro fund, co-financed by the European Commission and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), which provides grants for small and medium-sized enterprises interested in protecting intellectual property rights at national and European level. The program provides for financial support in […]

SUSPENSION OF the Italian Patent and Trademark Office TERMS

To help businesses, yesterday the Italian Patent and Trademark Office issued a decree according to which all time limits which expire in the period between March 9 and April 3, 2020 – with the exception of time limits related to either proceedings for oppositions to registration of Italian trade marks or appeal proceedings ex art. 147 (1) CPI […]

Legislative Decree no. 15 of 20 February 2019

Legislative Decree no. 15 of 20 February 2019, which came into force on 23 March 2019, introduces important innovations in trademark matters. The requirement of graphic representation is no longer required and therefore video or audio files may also be filed. Above all, it will be possible to obtain a declaration of revocation or invalidity […]

Trademarks +3

From December 11, 2018 is again open the call for Trademarks +3 that offers facilities for the registration of Community trademarks (EUIPO) and international trademarks (WIPO). Requests can be submitted and will be accepted, subject to the conditions, until the funds made available by the Ministry of Economic Development are exhausted. For further information, please […]