Montenegro joins DesignView


EUIPO reports about the accession of Montenegro to the global design database DesignVew. In that way, the participating Offices become 65. In the meantime, the database gives access to more than 13 million designs around the world.

More information here.


On-line applications for designs in UK

New Picture (1)The UK Patent Office announced the possibility of online filing and registration of single design in the country. The service is in Beta version and has been active since 09.30.2015.
The conclusion that can be done, at first glance, is that the service is very convenient and user friendly. The process of application is divided into separate steps with explanations which is a serious convenience especially for non-specialists in the field of intellectual property.
More information can be found here.

Tutorials for handling with PatentScope

WIPO published video tutorials about PatentScope database. The presented information gives explanation about the way in which the database works in particular:
– Introduction;
– Browsing option;
– Simple search;
– Field combination;
– Advance search;
– Search result list;
More information can be found here.