First Eurasian Industrial Design Applications Published
On July 29, 2021, the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) began publishing information on Eurasian industrial design applications, provided for in Article 14 (2) of the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention.
Information on Eurasian applications for industrial designs is published in the EAPO Gazette "Industrial Designs (Eurasian Applications and Eurasian Patents)", issued by using ”instant” publication technology and available on the web portal of the Eurasian Patent Organization.
The publication of Eurasian industrial design applications includes bibliographic data as well as titles, priority data and representations of industrial designs.
In accordance with Rule 110 (2) of the Patent Regulations to the Eurasian Patent Convention any person has the right to file an opposition with the EAPO against the grant of a Eurasian industrial design patent within two months from the date of publication of the Eurasian industrial design application.