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April 03, 2009 | POLAND
The Republic of Poland accesses International Agreement
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) informed that on 2 April, 2009 the The Republic of Poland accessed to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement concerning the international registration of industrial designs which will enter into force on 2 July 2009 in Poland.
January 15, 2009 | ESTONIA
Filing activity of applications for legal protection of industrial property in 2008
Applications received by the Estonian Patent Office.
August 22, 2008 | RUSSIA
Nanotechnology specialist opts for branding strategy
Nanowerk reports that the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies has launched the RUSNANO brand. It is not so common for a business-to-business enterprise in a high-tech sector such as nanotechnology to adopt such a positive and high-profile branding strategy; in this instance the branding work was put out to tender rather than being conceived in-house. According to Nanowerk
August 21, 2008 | ESTONIA
Now the Patent Databases of the Estonian Patent Office Are Available in English
Database of the Estonian Patent Applications and Patents and Database of the European Patents Validated in Estonia of the Estonian Patent Office are available since today 21 August 2008.
July 16, 2008 | CROATIA
The Amendments to the Administrative Fees Act in the Sphere of Intellectual Property and to the Regulation on Fees for the Services Provided by the Office
The applicants in the proceedings for the protection of industrial property and the beneficiaries of the services provided by the Office as well as any interested person, are hereby notified that certain amendments to the Administrative fees act in the sphere of intellectual property and to the Regulation on fees for the services provided by the Office occurred last June.
July 08, 2008 | MOLDOVA
New law on protection of geographical indications, appellations of origin and traditional specialties guaranteed
The law on protection of geographical indications, appellations of origin and traditional specialties guaranteed No. 66-XVI, approved on March 27, 2008 by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, was published in the «Monitorul Oficial al Republicii Moldova» №134-137 of 25.07.2008 and will enter in force in October 25, 2008.