Kuwait – Trademark applications

Is now possible claiming priority The Trademark Office announced that priority claims would be available for trademark applications in Kuwait as from January 1, 2015. The trademark applicants will be able to claim priority, within the six-month priority period, from corresponding applications filed in any of the other member states of the Paris Convention.

JAPAN PPH program

Japan Launches Patent Prosecution Highway with Poland, EAPO Japan has recently launched the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) program with Poland and the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), whose member states are the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Armenia.This has brought the number of Japan’s PPH partners to 25. Under the PPH, the …

Innovation funds

It ‘also start the line patents, € 300 million for access to credit. Patents and designs The Ministry, through the fund, provides a guarantee that will facilitate the granting of loans by banks selected to approximately 300 million euro, facilitating access to credit for businesses and reducing the cost of financing. Loans may be granted …

2 Trademarks facilities – funds

Dear client, we have previously heard the opinion of the Ministry and UIBM, and we point out that the Office will not deal in any way in relation to the booking of the number of protocol as the application is submitted. Yet the staff is always available to provide by telephone, to the extent possible, …