Monday IPDate May 13, 2024

World IP news: from EPO and Taiwan

Patent news

EPO: 18th Annual Meeting with Member States​

The 18th Annual Meeting for the European Patent Network took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 7 May, the first co-operation meeting under the new, unanimously adopted strategic plan (SP2028).  This meeting focus on the future of digital patenting services, outreach to young people and IP support for startups.

Trademark news

TIPO Introduced New AI “Search by Image” Function

Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) released a new AI “Search by Image” feature on March 25, which allows the public to upload trademark images and quickly verify whether identical or similar trademarks have already been registered or applied for.