Regional Intellectual Property Protection

Regional Intellectual Property Protection

Does your business have regional dimension? Or do you plan to expand with it to regional level soon? If your answer is yes, you should know more about regional intellectual property (IP) protection.

Some regions in the world have established specialized IP protection organisations. These deal with various IP issues such as helping with regional IP policy, helping startups with their IP protection and they can also provide the options to register your IP on regional level. Such registration is mostly more cost effective in comparisson to registering your right in every single country of the pertinent region individually.

Here is the list of regional IP organisations:

  • African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI); website here.
  • African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO); website here.
  • Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP); website here.
  • Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO); website here.
  • European Patent Organisation (EPO); website here.
  • European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO); website here.
  • Patent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC Patent Office); website here.
  • Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO); website here.

According to our experience, regional IP organisations and offices have great level of services. The services they provide and communication is extraordinary and therefore we really recommend to ask whenever you have question for them. If you do not know where to head first, you can always ask us first, we will guide your first steps and point you in the right direction.

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Súčet vkladov všetkých spoločníkov musí byť aspoň 5000 EUR.

Estimated price includes:

This will be the person to whom we will issue invoice by default and also the person who will be the official trademark owner, once the registration is finished.

We will make categorization for you for free.

You can choose more categories for one brand. More categories means more fees. However, most of the brands use only protection in 2 or 3 of these categories. If you need help with the selection, contact us anytime or write your brand products in the next field.

Video, sound, pattern, colour or other type of trademark.

Trademark consisting of figurative and verbal elements.

Trademark consisting of only words or/and symbols.

Trademark protection in the USA.

Trademark protection in all member states of European Union.

Trademark protection in the territory of Slovak republic.

Design is considered to have individual character if the overall impression it produces on the informed user differs from the overall impression produced on such a user by any design that has been made available to the public before the date of filing of the application for registration. You can contact us for more information.

Your design will be published in the design registry right after formal examination.

Registration may not be possible in this case. Contact us to discuss more options.

The author of the design who will be cited as author in the official registry.

You have written statement from designer that he does not want to be cited as author of the design in official design registry.

Will be displayed in the official registry of designs.

Design protection in all member states of European Union.

Design protection in the territory of Slovak republic.

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