The Ideas Powered for business SME Fund is a grant scheme designed to help EU small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) intellectual property (IP) rights.
Trademark Attorneys of Agency TRIA ROBIT – Ms. Alīna Bogdanoviča, Ms. Sabīne Ūdre and Mrs. Aļona Sivcova have obtained a certificate allowing them to provide services to SME’s receiving grants under this fund.
The Eurasian system for protection of industrial designs was introduced on June 1, 2021 and initially covered five member states, such as the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Armenia, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the Republic of Kazakhstan. On 31 December 2021 the Republic of Belarus also joined the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention of September 9, 1994 (hereinafter the Protocol).
On October 5th 2021 Latvian Customs Authorities organized the anti counterfeiting training session intended for the customs and police officers in charge of IP and anti counterfeiting work. In the training took part more than 100 participants.
Industrial Property Board of Appeals has examined on 7 June 2021 the opposition against the trademark registration No. M 75 580 HASANA KEBABS (fig.) in the name of Mr. Syed Qasim Abbas Bukhari upon the request filed by the trademark attorney Bronislavs Baltrumovics of Agency TRIA ROBIT in the name of Mr. Muhammad Azeem.
On 30th September 2021 the Trademark Attorney of Agency TRIA ROBIT Mr. Bronislavs Baltrumovics took part in the seminar organized by Latvian Association of Professional Patent Attorneys (LPPA) and AIPPI Latvian National group, regarding the newest amendments in the Law on Customs.
On 19th July 2021, Agency TRIA ROBIT celebrated the 30th anniversary of the company.
The celebration took place at Birini Castle, where together with the current and former employees of the company, we explored the history of the castle, competed with each other in the Legends game, looking for answers to questions about the Castle of Birini, its park and its former residents.
On 10 June 2021 the Saeima has adopted and on 28 June 2021 the President of the Republic of Latvia has announced amendments to the Customs Law of the Republic of Latvia, which introduce a new procedure for the application of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 (EC) No 608/2013 on customs enforcement of intellectual property rights and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003 (hereinafter – Regulation 608/2013) at the national level.
On April 7, 2021, the patent attorney of Agency TRIA ROBIT Voldemars Osmans participated in the webinar “Patenting inventions in the European Patent Office (EPO)”, which was organized by the National Association of Patent Attorneys of Ukraine.
From March 23 to 24, 2021 professional patent attorney of Agency TRIA ROBIT Vladimirs Anohins participated in the virtual conference 2021 “What’s Next for Brands: A View from Europe Conference” organized by International Trademark Association.