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EAPO Development Program will accelerate Eurasian integration
The main accomplishment of the EAPO Administrative Council was the approval of a strategically important document - the Organization's Development Program until 2028. The Administrative Council participants believe that the adopted document will have a favorable impact on the pace of Eurasian integration
The Eurasian patent system was presented on the Forum "Russia-Islamic World: KazanForum"
The XIV International Economic Forum "Russia - Islamic World: KazanForum" was held in Kazan (Russian Federation). On the eve, Rospatent, together with the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH), held a session devoted to the development prospects of relations between Russia and OIC countries in the field of science, technology, and intellectual property.
The forty-second (thirteenth extraordinary) meeting of the EAPO Administrative Council finished in Veliky Novgorod
The forty-second (thirteenth extraordinary) meeting of the EAPO Administrative Council took place in Veliky Novgorod under the chairmanship of Ata Annaniazov, Plenipotentiary Representative of Turkmenistan in the EAPO, Head of the State Service for Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan.
Vice President of EAPO Emil Mammadov: Women play a defining role in innovation processes in the Eurasian space
The International Forum of Young Inventors and Innovators started in Veliky Novgorod. The first event was the Eurasian Conference of Women Inventors and Technological Entrepreneurs. The Vice-President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) Emil Mammadov delivered a speech at the plenary session of the Conference.
Republic of Armenia: The Intellectual Property Office announces the start of receiving applications with 3D models
The Republic of Armenia has joined the number of states of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) where this possibility has been implemented in the patent offices. Previously, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Tajikistan started working with digital three-dimensional models in the field of intellectual property.
CIS countries will develop cooperation in the IP field
Grigory Ivliev took part in the 13th meeting of the Interstate Council on the Issues of Legal Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property (MGSIS), held in Moscow under the chairmanship of the Russian Federation. For the first time representatives of Azerbaijan took part in the MGSIS meeting as observers.
Republic of Azerbaijan: 100 years since the birth of Heydar Aliyev
President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) Grigory Ivliev and Vice President of EAPO Emil Mammadov participated in a solemn event devoted to the centennial birthday of Heydar Aliyev, a prominent state political figure, national leader, and founder of modern Azerbaijan.
Development of Eurasian integration in the IP field is in demand on the part of business
During the discussion «Eurasian Intellectual Property Regulation: Jurisdiction Expansion» on the XI St. Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPILF 2023) all participants — representatives of Russian and international business, national patent offices and supranational judicial authorities, legislative and executive powers supported the need to expand the Eurasian integration initiatives.
Republic of Tajikistan: International IP Day was celebrated by awarding the best entrepreneurs of the Republic
This day the awarding ceremony for the winners of the Republican competition «Brand of the Year-2022» called «Peak of Glory» took place in the Surush Palace.
Kyrgyz Republic: World IP Day celebrated by signing agreement
State Agency for Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent) and National Academy of Sciences signed the Agreement on cooperation on a wide range of issues in World Intellectual Property Day. The signing ceremony has become one of the highlights of an eventful festive program.
Patent of the month: a new chemical compound for removing heavy metals
The accumulation or formation of heavy metals provokes the development of a number of diseases – from viral complications to cancerous tumors. One of the foremost methods of treatment is chelation therapy. Chelation therapy allows removing ions of heavy metals from the body using a biologically active compounds or chelators.
Annual fees for maintenance of Eurasian patents for inventions on the territory of the Republic of Belarus increased
According to official notification by the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the Eurasian Patent Office, the following annual fees for maintenance of Eurasian patents for inventions on the territory of the Republic of Belarus are applied from April 13, 2023:
Republic of Tajikistan: National Patent Information Centre announces the launch of 3D applications
Tajikistan has become the second member state of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) that has implemented this option in cooperation with the Eurasian Patent Office. At the end of last year, the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan announced the start of receiving 3D applications.
EAPO launches internship programme for scholarship holders
The Eurasian Patent Office welcomed scholarship holders from the member states of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) who will be mastering the competencies of examiners under the supervision of professionals of the Eurasian Patent Office and the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS).
EAPO and CNIPA agreed on extension of PPH Program for indefinite period
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) agreed to continue cooperation on the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program (PPH Program) for an indefinite time period starting April 1, 2023.
Joint EAPO-RSAIP webinar gathered more than 120 participants
Experts from the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP) reviewed typical mistakes in the filing of applications for Eurasian patents. Particular attention was paid to medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and computer technology.
Technoparks – demanded innovative development institution in Eurasia
A regional meeting of Eurasian technology parks, jointly organized by the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), was held in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Court of Kazakhstan confirms the reliability of the Eurasian patent
In the case of invalidation of the Eurasian patent No. 018573 on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Astana court refused to satisfy the plaintiff's claims.
Grigory Ivliev: Aerospace industry feeds dozens of areas of modern technology
On February 28, 2023, Director General of the Roscosmos State Corporation Yuri Borisov, Governor of the Ryazan region Pavel Malkov, President of the Eurasian Patent Office Grigory Ivliev and other officials launched the practical work of the Innovative Scientific and Technological Center (INTC) "Aerospace Innovation Valley" in Ryazan region, Russian Federation.
Eurasian industrial design patent No 200 granted
GAZ, the largest producer and exporter of commercial motor vehicles in Russia, became the holder of the "jubilee" patent.
Republic of Tajikistan: International awards for women inventors
Mirzo Ismoilzoda, Director of the National Patent Information Center of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan, awarded and encouraged women inventors.
Eurasian Patent System Presented at the 14th Global IP Convention
Grigory Ivliev, President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), took part in the opening ceremony and events of the 14th Global Intellectual Property Convention, which is held under "The Celebration of Intellect" on February 18-19, 2023 in Goa, Republic of India.
Advantages of Eurasian patent system for brand protection, original design solutions in fashion industry
Asemgul Abenova, Director of the Industrial Designs Division of the Examination Department of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), told the participants of the international exhibition Fashion Style Russia about the need for patents for fashion designers and manufacturers of clothing and accessories.
III International Scientific and Practical Conference “AUTHOR – 2023” to be held on April 27-28, 2023
Organizers: The Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent), the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO), the International Scientific and Education Center “UNESCO Chair on Copyright, Neighboring, Cultural and Information Rights of the Higher School of Economics” (UNESCO Chair of HSE), the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP).
EAPO being involved in all stages of the international phase of the PCT for the first time
The first international application has been published on the website of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), where the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), in accordance with its status as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and an International Preliminary Examination Authority (IPEA), was involved at all stages.
Publication of the first 3D application for industrial design
The application with a 3D model of the claimed object (3D application) is published on the Eurasian Publication Server. The publication of the document took place in accordance with the Patent Regulations under the Eurasian Patent Convention.
Applicants from two more countries join the Eurasian patent system
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) received applications from the states of Europe and Southeast Asia.
New option of payment fee for Eurasian patent owners and applicants
The Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) has opened accounts in IDBank, Republic of Armenia. Funds can be transferred in Armenian drams, US dollars and euros.
Grigory Ivliev: Russia is the main Eurasian integration engine
The President of the Eurasian Patent Office spoke at the final Rospatent press conference "How the landscape of the intellectual property market in Russia has changed: 2022 results". Grigory Ivliev noted the achievements of the Russian office in the field of digital transformation and spoke on the joint activities of the EAPO and Rospatent in the Eurasian space.
Eurasian Court Jurisdiction – a natural step towards improving the procedures for contesting Eurasian patents
European and Asian Law Review, a scientific information and educational journal covering current issues of law science and practice of the EAEC, BRICS and SCO member states, published an article by EAPO President Grigory Ivliev (in English).
EAPO-ONLINE training held by experts of the Office
Key features of the Eurasian patent procedure and advantages of electronic interaction with the Eurasian Patent Office were presented in details.
WIPO digital tools introduced to over 70 experts of the Eurasian region
The Eurasian Patent Office held a webinar on advanced digital tools of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – WIPO CASE and WIPO DAS.
IP regulation and integration in Eurasian space - sustainable aspects in volatile environment
President of the Eurasian Patent Office Grigory Ivliev delivered a lecture to the students of the Third School of Foreign Law, traditionally held at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University.
For the first time, applicants changed representative via EAPO electronic services
On January 16, 2023 the EAPO received the first digital request for representative change. Earlier, this procedure could be carried out only on the basis of a request made in paper form.
New rates of annual fees for maintenance of Eurasian patents in Belarus
The EAPO would like to inform that according to the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of December 30, 2022 № 967, effective from January 1, 2023, a new national base value was set. In this regard, the rates of the annual fees for the maintenance of Eurasian patents on the territory of the Republic of Belarus have also been changed.
EAPO Marks Filing of Application No. 68,000
At the New Year vacations the Eurasian Patent Office crossed the milestone on the number of patent applications valid on the territory of the eight states of the Eurasian region.
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