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A regional meeting on IP valuation was held in Bishkek as part of a pilot project implemented by the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The seminar took place on August 29–30 in cooperation with the State Agency of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent).
A seminar on the Russian and Eurasian systems for legal protection of intellectual property was held at the Center for Intellectual Property Protection of the Suzhou International Technology Park (People's Republic of China). Eduard Shablin, President of the Assembly of Eurasian Patent Attorneys (AEPA), explained the value and advantages of the Eurasian patent to Chinese entrepreneurs.
The conference on artificial intelligence for business AI IN 2023 was held in Innopolis, Russian Federation. Over 1,500 examiners and participants from 34 countries discussed the development of the technology, its implementation in everyday life and the further evolution of the industry. Valentin Panko, Principal Examiner of the Mechanics, Physics and Electrical Engineering Division, Examination Department of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), delivered a speech at the expert discussion "AI technologies: how to protect and commercialize".
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) has completed the first preparation phase for the reform of the PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Minimum Documentation by modernizing the Authority File of Published Patent Documents (Authority File) according to the new approaches of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Republic of Tajikistan: First meeting of the heads of intellectual property offices of Central Asian countries and China
A meeting of the heads of intellectual property offices of Central Asian countries and China (C + C5) was held in the city of Urumqi in the Xinjiang region of the People’s Republic of China.
On July 28 2023, examiner fellows of the Eurasian Patent Office received certificates of advanced training at the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS).
Republic of Kazakhstan: First meeting of heads of intellectual property offices of China and Central Asia
Qazpatent Director Yerbol Ospanov took part in the international forum, a meeting of heads of intellectual property offices, held from July 24 to 26 in Urumqi, the capital of XUAR, China.
Dmitry Rogozhin, Deputy Director of the Examination Department of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), analyzes in his article the new opportunities that have been provided for applicants and inventors in the Eurasian space since the EAPO started functioning as an International Searching Authority.
In July, national applicants filed their first applications for trademark and industrial design registration with 3D models of the claimed objects along with the electronic filing of applications for obtaining protection documents.
The 70,000th anniversary application has been received under the PCT from Indian pharmaceutical company Unichem Laboratories for a protein for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
The application was submitted under the Agreement between the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia on cooperation in the field of patent search and examination of patent applications.
The Unified State Register of Legal Entities of the Russian Federation now includes a record of registration of the Assembly of Eurasian Patent Attorneys (hereinafter "Assembly"). This means that the Assembly has obtained official status and continues to operate as a legal entity.
Republic of Tajikistan: Bilateral meetings "on the sidelines" of the 64th Session of the WIPO Assembly
Director of the National Center for Patents and Information (NPIC), Mirzo Ismoilzoda, held negotiations with colleagues from patent offices and signed a number of bilateral cooperation agreements in Geneva.
In the framework of the 64th session of the WIPO General Assembly in Geneva, the delegation of Qazpatent held a number of bilateral meetings on the prospects for further cooperation.
Republic of Belarus: Meeting with the Director General of WIPO and signing of the Memorandum with EAPO partners
Belarus is striving for a strong and balanced intellectual property system that complies with international standards and meets the interests of national applicants.
Grigory Ivliev, President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), held meetings with the heads of the IP Offices of Turkey, Singapore and Uzbekistan on the margins of the WIPO Assemblies.
Grigory Ivliev, EAPO President, hold meetings with the WIPO Sector Leads on the sidelines of the WIPO Assemblies.
Statement by EAPO President Grigory Ivliev to the 64th Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the WIPO Member States
— On behalf of the Eurasian Patent Office I would like to extend greetings to all the participants of the Assemblies.
Grigory Ivliev, President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) held a series of high-level meetings with international partners on the margins of the 64th Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Order No. 221nk of the National Institute of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated June 29, 2023 establishes new amounts of fees for maintenance of Eurasian patents for inventions. The Order shall come into force on July 10, 2023.
The Sixty-Fourth Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), one of the key events for IP offices, officially opened today.
The President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), Grigory Ivliev, visited Turkmenistan.
Armen Azizyan, the Counselor to the President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), granted certificates of Eurasian internship attendance to specialists and examiners of national offices of the Eurasian Patent Organization's Member States.
Armen Azizyan: Small and medium-sized enterprises can also effectively use intellectual property tools
The Counselor to the President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) delivered a speech at the session "Intellectual Property as a Development Factor for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Regional Competitiveness" within the Council of Regions of "OPORA RUSSIA" in Ryazan. In his report, he presented the advantages of the regional patent system for SMEs, which can use IP tools no less effectively than large corporations.
The X Forum of the Regions of Belarus and Russia "The 10th Anniversary of the Forum of the Regions of Russia and Belarus: Results and Prospects, " organized by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, is held in Ufa (Russian Federation).
Republic of Azerbaijan: Management of Intellectual Property in the Republic is the center of attention at WIPO
Chairman of the Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan Kamran Imanov took part in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) study "Models of management and administration of intellectual property".
Republic of Kazakhstan: The Head of state has signed the Law on Ratification of the Agreement on Cooperation between the CIS Member States
The full name of the signed document is the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Ratification of the Agreement on Cooperation between the CIS Member States to Prevent and Suppress the Use of False Trademarks and Geographical Indications.
The electronic portal of the Intellectual Property Agency's Appeal Board for dispute resolution in cases concerning industrial property rights protection will increase the speed of document processing and operational efficiency.
On the initiative of the State Patent and Technical Library of the Republic of Tajikistan, a Republican seminar "Working with EAPATIS during the patent information search" was held at the State Institution "National Center for Patents and Information" of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Grigory Ivliev: the internship of examiners from the Eurasian Patent Organization member states can only be compared to the BRICS expert meetings
The traditional internship of examiners from the national patent offices of the Eurasian Patent Organization member states started today at the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO). The EAPO President emphasized in his welcoming statement what the internship participants shall concentrate on in addition to experience exchange.
The Protocol of the 12th meeting of the Permanent Working Group on Information Technologies of the EAPO Administrative Council (hereinafter PWGI) was approved on June 16, 2023. One of its outcomes was the designation of a national patent office for the implementation of the electronic workflow pilot project.
TV channels of the Republic of Belarus: it is proposed to create a unitary trademark and get rid of obstacles in the Eurasian space using the resources of the Eurasian Patent Organization
Intellectual property is a pledge of industrial sovereignty and safety. The examiners of the Eurasian Patent Organization discuss in Nesvizh new strategies to protect patents and, most importantly, to implement utility models and innovations more quickly. Watch the news reports on the regional seminar "Intellectual Property: A Key Integration Factor in the Eurasian Space" on Belarusian TV channels.
The regional seminar "Intellectual Property: A Key Integration Factor in the Eurasian Space," was organized in Nesvizh (Republic of Belarus) with the participation of the delegations from the EAPO member states. Grigory Ivliev, President of the Eurasian Patent Office, delivered an opening statement at the seminar and chaired the section "Intellectual Property Integration within the Eurasian Space".
The advantages of the Eurasian patent system were presented at the international scientific conference "Science, technology and innovation in the period of the Revival of the New Epoch of the Powerful State". Saparbay Eminov, Counselor to the President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), delivered his report online.
Radio "Voice of the CIS": Tajikistan implements a number of inventions registered by the Eurasian Patent Organization
The Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan, Zavqi Zavqizoda, met with the President of the Eurasian Patent Office, Grigory Ivliev. The parties discussed the international and regional agenda in the field of intellectual property as well as the further development of bilateral cooperation. This was reported by the online radio "Voice of the CIS" in the press service of the Ministry of Trade of the country.
In the case concerning the invalidation of Eurasian Patent No. 034294 ("Pharmaceutical composition comprising eltrombopag olamine") on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved the Eurasian Patent Organization's (EAPO) application for judicial review of judgments rendered by lower courts in cases No. 7199-22-00-2/1265 and No. 7199-22-00-2a/4628.
The international conference "Intellectual Property in the XXI Century: Trends and Achievements. Outcomes of the Tajikistan Patent Office's thirty years of operation" commemorated the anniversary of the National Patent Office of Tajikistan. The President of the Eurasian Patent Office, Grigory Ivliev, made an opening statement at the conference and also held a number of meetings at the high state level.
The Patent Lawyer Magazine has published an interview with EAPO President Grigory Ivliev in its latest edition. Read it on our website.
Since June 1, 2021, the Eurasian Patent Office has started to accept Eurasian patent applications for industrial designs valid on the territory of seven states of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO). Due to the significant regional demand for industrial design protection during the past two years, the system has demonstrated its relevance and efficiency.
A delegation of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) visited the National Patent Office of the Kyrgyz Republic at the end of last week. During the visit, agreements were concluded on the Office's assistance in the development of information systems for the Kyrgyzpatent.
Sergey Averkiev, Director of the Examination Department of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), delivered such a report at the All-Russian Scientific-Practical Conference "Scientific and Technological Development of the Russian Federation: Problems and Prospects". The conference was organized by the Russian Research Institute of Economics, Politics and Law in Science and Technology (RIEPL).
The Second Eurasian Economic Forum was held in Moscow in conjunction with a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. The day before, Grigory Ivliev took part in the plenary session of the Forum, where the heads and representatives of five states, as well as the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Mikhail Myasnikovich, delivered their speeches. Below are the key quotes of the speakers in the plenary session.
Emil Mammadov, Vice President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), delivered a speech at the plenary session of the Forum “Perm Business Days”, attended by Alexey Chibisov, Deputy Chairman of the Government of Perm Region.
The main accomplishment of the EAPO Administrative Council was the approval of a strategically important document - the Organization's Development Program until 2028. The Administrative Council participants believe that the adopted document will have a favorable impact on the pace of Eurasian integration
The XIV International Economic Forum "Russia - Islamic World: KazanForum" was held in Kazan (Russian Federation). On the eve, Rospatent, together with the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH), held a session devoted to the development prospects of relations between Russia and OIC countries in the field of science, technology, and intellectual property.
The forty-second (thirteenth extraordinary) meeting of the EAPO Administrative Council finished in Veliky Novgorod
The forty-second (thirteenth extraordinary) meeting of the EAPO Administrative Council took place in Veliky Novgorod under the chairmanship of Ata Annaniazov, Plenipotentiary Representative of Turkmenistan in the EAPO, Head of the State Service for Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan.
Vice President of EAPO Emil Mammadov: Women play a defining role in innovation processes in the Eurasian space
The International Forum of Young Inventors and Innovators started in Veliky Novgorod. The first event was the Eurasian Conference of Women Inventors and Technological Entrepreneurs. The Vice-President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) Emil Mammadov delivered a speech at the plenary session of the Conference.
Republic of Armenia: The Intellectual Property Office announces the start of receiving applications with 3D models
The Republic of Armenia has joined the number of states of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) where this possibility has been implemented in the patent offices. Previously, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Tajikistan started working with digital three-dimensional models in the field of intellectual property.
Grigory Ivliev took part in the 13th meeting of the Interstate Council on the Issues of Legal Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property (MGSIS), held in Moscow under the chairmanship of the Russian Federation. For the first time representatives of Azerbaijan took part in the MGSIS meeting as observers.
President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) Grigory Ivliev and Vice President of EAPO Emil Mammadov participated in a solemn event devoted to the centennial birthday of Heydar Aliyev, a prominent state political figure, national leader, and founder of modern Azerbaijan.
During the discussion «Eurasian Intellectual Property Regulation: Jurisdiction Expansion» on the XI St. Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPILF 2023) all participants — representatives of Russian and international business, national patent offices and supranational judicial authorities, legislative and executive powers supported the need to expand the Eurasian integration initiatives.
Republic of Tajikistan: International IP Day was celebrated by awarding the best entrepreneurs of the Republic
This day the awarding ceremony for the winners of the Republican competition «Brand of the Year-2022» called «Peak of Glory» took place in the Surush Palace.
State Agency for Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent) and National Academy of Sciences signed the Agreement on cooperation on a wide range of issues in World Intellectual Property Day. The signing ceremony has become one of the highlights of an eventful festive program.
The accumulation or formation of heavy metals provokes the development of a number of diseases – from viral complications to cancerous tumors. One of the foremost methods of treatment is chelation therapy. Chelation therapy allows removing ions of heavy metals from the body using a biologically active compounds or chelators.
Annual fees for maintenance of Eurasian patents for inventions on the territory of the Republic of Belarus increased
According to official notification by the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the Eurasian Patent Office, the following annual fees for maintenance of Eurasian patents for inventions on the territory of the Republic of Belarus are applied from April 13, 2023:
Tajikistan has become the second member state of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) that has implemented this option in cooperation with the Eurasian Patent Office. At the end of last year, the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan announced the start of receiving 3D applications.
The Eurasian Patent Office welcomed scholarship holders from the member states of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) who will be mastering the competencies of examiners under the supervision of professionals of the Eurasian Patent Office and the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS).
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) agreed to continue cooperation on the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program (PPH Program) for an indefinite time period starting April 1, 2023.
Experts from the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP) reviewed typical mistakes in the filing of applications for Eurasian patents. Particular attention was paid to medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and computer technology.
A regional meeting of Eurasian technology parks, jointly organized by the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), was held in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan.
In the case of invalidation of the Eurasian patent No. 018573 on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Astana court refused to satisfy the plaintiff's claims.
On February 28, 2023, Director General of the Roscosmos State Corporation Yuri Borisov, Governor of the Ryazan region Pavel Malkov, President of the Eurasian Patent Office Grigory Ivliev and other officials launched the practical work of the Innovative Scientific and Technological Center (INTC) "Aerospace Innovation Valley" in Ryazan region, Russian Federation.
GAZ, the largest producer and exporter of commercial motor vehicles in Russia, became the holder of the "jubilee" patent.
Mirzo Ismoilzoda, Director of the National Patent Information Center of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan, awarded and encouraged women inventors.
Grigory Ivliev, President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), took part in the opening ceremony and events of the 14th Global Intellectual Property Convention, which is held under "The Celebration of Intellect" on February 18-19, 2023 in Goa, Republic of India.
Advantages of Eurasian patent system for brand protection, original design solutions in fashion industry
Asemgul Abenova, Director of the Industrial Designs Division of the Examination Department of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), told the participants of the international exhibition Fashion Style Russia about the need for patents for fashion designers and manufacturers of clothing and accessories.
III International Scientific and Practical Conference “AUTHOR – 2023” to be held on April 27-28, 2023
Organizers: The Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent), the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO), the International Scientific and Education Center “UNESCO Chair on Copyright, Neighboring, Cultural and Information Rights of the Higher School of Economics” (UNESCO Chair of HSE), the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP).
The first international application has been published on the website of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), where the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), in accordance with its status as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and an International Preliminary Examination Authority (IPEA), was involved at all stages.
The application with a 3D model of the claimed object (3D application) is published on the Eurasian Publication Server. The publication of the document took place in accordance with the Patent Regulations under the Eurasian Patent Convention.
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) received applications from the states of Europe and Southeast Asia.
The Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) has opened accounts in IDBank, Republic of Armenia. Funds can be transferred in Armenian drams, US dollars and euros.
The President of the Eurasian Patent Office spoke at the final Rospatent press conference "How the landscape of the intellectual property market in Russia has changed: 2022 results". Grigory Ivliev noted the achievements of the Russian office in the field of digital transformation and spoke on the joint activities of the EAPO and Rospatent in the Eurasian space.
Eurasian Court Jurisdiction – a natural step towards improving the procedures for contesting Eurasian patents
European and Asian Law Review, a scientific information and educational journal covering current issues of law science and practice of the EAEC, BRICS and SCO member states, published an article by EAPO President Grigory Ivliev (in English).
Key features of the Eurasian patent procedure and advantages of electronic interaction with the Eurasian Patent Office were presented in details.
The Eurasian Patent Office held a webinar on advanced digital tools of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – WIPO CASE and WIPO DAS.
President of the Eurasian Patent Office Grigory Ivliev delivered a lecture to the students of the Third School of Foreign Law, traditionally held at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University.
On January 16, 2023 the EAPO received the first digital request for representative change. Earlier, this procedure could be carried out only on the basis of a request made in paper form.
The EAPO would like to inform that according to the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of December 30, 2022 № 967, effective from January 1, 2023, a new national base value was set. In this regard, the rates of the annual fees for the maintenance of Eurasian patents on the territory of the Republic of Belarus have also been changed.
At the New Year vacations the Eurasian Patent Office crossed the milestone on the number of patent applications valid on the territory of the eight states of the Eurasian region.
Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan with support of the Eurasian Patent Office launched a new tool for filing patent applications. Now, 3D models of claimed objects may be filed as part of the application documents.
EAPO to Expand Electronic Document Exchange on Eurasian Applications and Patents since January 1, 2023
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) informs all users that the Procedure for the electronic exchange of documents in the course of the Eurasian patent procedure is being put into effect from January 1, 2023.
On December 28, 2022, the XV International Intellectual Property Olympiad for high school students starts. The Olympiad winners will be awarded memorable gifts and additional scores for personal achievements for being accepted to the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP) in 2023.
The Eurasian Patent Office informs that from January 1, 2023, new fees for legally significant and other actions performed in relation to Eurasian design applications and patents come into force.
The President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) will give a lecture on Eurasian integration in IP to the young lawyers. III Winter Online School of Foreign Law will be held on January 18-19, 2023. The School is organized by the University named after O.E. Kutafin (Moscow State Law Academy, Russia) and the International Alliance of Lawyers and Economists (France).
Yesterday the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP) hosted the IV International Conference of Young Scientists "Intellectual Property: Looking Into the Future". Grigory Ivliev, President of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), delivered a welcoming speech at the opening of the conference.
Digitalization of all spheres of our life requires modern approaches to the protection of intellectual property. The day before, specialists from the Eurasian Patent Office spoke on how to protect the graphical interfaces of websites and applications, as well as patent inventions in the field of information technology.
The Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) and the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS) will conduct joint research projects, public professional and educational conferences, seminars and other events.
The EAPO in partnership with the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RSAIP) held via videoconference a round table “Practical and specific aspects of patenting inventions and industrial designs according to the Eurasian procedure”.
The Sub-Regional Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for the Central Asia countries began on December 7, 2022.
The Finale of PharmBioTech Competition, organized by the Skolkovo Foundation and its industrial partners, took place on December 5, 2022. The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) has been supporting competitions for pharmaceutical and medical technology startups at Skolkovo since 2018. This year, the EAPO was represented on the jury of the competition by the examiners Aurelia Ceban and Valentin Kulikov.
IT Specialists of the National IP Offices of the EAPO Member States Upgraded Skills at Softline Training Course
On December 2, the course "Information Security Management System" was completed at the Softline training center, aimed at improving the skills of managers and professionals and deepening knowledge in IT and information security.
The participants of the internship - experts of the patent offices of the member states of the Eurasian Patent Organization - were given presentations by representatives of the Eurasian Patent Office. The presentations covered details of drafting and filing Eurasian industrial design applications, different stages of examination, registration of industrial designs, publication of information on Eurasian design applications and patents, procedure for filing oppositions, disposal of rights to obtain Eurasian industrial design patents and exclusive rights to registered industrial designs.