News and Press Releases
It is our pleasure to announce about the remarkable event at the Eurasian Patent Office: the number of Eurasian applications crosscut the threshold of 50 000. The Eurasian Patent Office expresses gratitude to all the users of the Eurasian patent system and is confident that the Eurasian patent system will continue to serve as an efficient tool for protection of innovative solutions on the Eurasian territory.
A meeting on the occasion of the 50000th Eurasian application filed with EAPO was held on November 30, 2017 at the headquarters of the Eurasian Patent Organization. Led by President S. Tlevlessova the meeting endorsed the Office managing staff and patent examiners, who have been working at the Office since its establishment. Former EAPO President A. Grigoriev was invited to be the honourable guest of the meeting.
The First Session of the Working Group on Creation of the Eurasian System of Legal Protection of Industrial Designs
The first meeting of the working group (WG) on the creation of the Eurasian system of legal protection of industrial designs took place on November 17, 2017.
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) participated in the 9th BRICS IP Forum, which was held on October 30 and 31, in Paris, France.
The EAPO delegation, headed by President Tlevlessova, took part in the World Congress of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), held in Sydney, Australia.
On October 9, 2017 the EAPO delegation and representatives of some of Eurasian patent attorney law firms visited Beijing Sanyou Intellectual property Agency Ltd. (Sanyou), Beijing, P.R.China.
The EAPO delegation led by EAPO President S. Tlevlessova took part in the General Assembly sessions of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
The Eurasian Patent Office informs that the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program (PPH) between the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) is to launch as of October 1, 2017.
EAPO President Participated in the Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Republic of Kazakhstan Patent System
September 13 – 14, 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the national IP office and the establishment of the intellectual property protection system of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The celebrations were held in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) delegation, at the invitation of the Chinese party, participated in the Patent Information Annual Conference of China CPAC 2017, within the frameworks of bilateral cooperation between EAPO and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO), which took place on September 5-6, 2017 in Beijing.
Press Release on the Thirty-Third (Twenty-Fourth Regular) Meeting of the Administrative Council of the Eurasian Patent Organization
September 6 - 7, 2017 the thirty-third (twenty-fourth regular) meeting of the Administrative Council of the Eurasian Patent Organization (hereinafter referred to as EAPO AC) was held in Vladivostok, the Russian Federation.
On September 4, 2017 the Eurasian Patent Office delegation visited the State Intellectual Property Office of P.R. China (SIPO)
Press Release on Making Amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the Eurasian Patent Organization
The ceremony of signing a Protocol on making Amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the Eurasian Patent Organization on Legal Protection of Inventions on the Territory of the Republic of Moldova after Denunciation by the Republic of Moldova of the Eurasian Patent Convention, signed on April 12, 2012 (hereinafter referred to as the Protocol) took place on August 22, 2017 in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.
Press Release On the Twenty-Second Session of the Budget Working Group of the Administrative Council of EAPO
August 03-04, 2017: the twenty-second session of the Budget Working Group of the Administrative Council of the Eurasian Patent Organization (hereinafter referred to as BWG) was held in the EAPO Headquarters in Moscow, Russian Federation.
On July 6-7, 2017 Essen, Germany, hosted a workshop where representatives of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and Eurasian patent attorney law firms met ThyssenKrupp AG (TK) concern managers and employees of various departments working in the field of intellectual property protection.
On July 4-5, 2017 a regional seminar on Patent Analytics, jointly organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) and the State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent), was held at Issyk Kul, the Kyrgyz Republic.
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) hosted a seminar on the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standards on June 29, 2017. WIPO Standards Section specialist on industrial property information Ms. Anna Graschenkova, the designated WIPO lector, delivered a presentation and took part in the follow-up discussion.
On June 20, 2017 EAPO hosted training on use of the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) for EAPO employees as one of activities under the Memorandum of Understanding between the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) relating to the Cooperative Patent Classification.
June 1, 2017: EAPO President Saule Tlevlessova delivered a speech in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum panel session Innovative Development and Protection of Intellectual Property in the Digital Economy.
May 17-18, 2017: Regional workshop on Patents and Electronic Filings Systems, jointly organized by the Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the World Intellectual Property Organization, was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on May 17 and 18, 2017.
Press Release on the Eurasian Patent Office Delegation Visit to the Headquarters of the European Patent Office, Munich
April 27-28, 2017: the EAPO delegation visited the EPO Headquarters in Munich, Germany, where EAPO President Ms. Saule Tlevlessova met EPO President Mr. Benoit Battiestelli. The two Presidents signed Memorandum of Understanding on the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Programme (PPH)
April 25, 2017, on the eve of the International Intellectual Property Day a meeting with Eurasian patent attorneys was held in the Eurasian patent office (EAPO).
I congratulate you on the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day, which this year is held under the motto "Innovation - improving the lives".
The Annual Report 2016 of the Eurasian Patent Organization has been published in the "Official Publications / Annual Reports" section.
March 22, 2017: the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS) representatives were hosted in the EAPO Headquarters to make a presentation on PatSerach system. The FIPS representatives demonstrated the system capabilities and main stages of its operation, access to which for EAPO examiners is provided on the basis of an agreement between EAPO and FIPS.
Please note that in the context of the transition to paperless documentation management technologies in EAPO a new Procedure for Preparing for the Grant of a Eurasian Patent Certificate and Supplementary Documents is approved by the EAPO Order No. 7 of February 20, 2017.
Press Release on the Visit of ThyssenKrupp Intellectual Property GmbH Delegation to the Eurasian Patent Office
February 1, 2017: a delegation of ThyssenKrupp Intellectual Property GmbH, Germany, headed by CEO Dr. Stephan Wolke, paid a visit to EAPO.
To the attention of applicants and patent holders, For Your convenience, EAPO has formed a table, which provides information on "current fees", based on the "Statute on Fees of EAPO" with amendments entered into force on January 1, 2017.