04/07/2016

Croatia joins the Federated European Patent Register

The Federated European Patent Register started retrieving official bibliographic and legal status information from the Croatian Register. This service supports European Patents which have entered into the national phase in Croatia, filed from 1.1.2008 onwards. read more »

28/06/2016

Intellectual Property and Small and Medium Enterprises Scoreboard

The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) published a study providing an insight into attitudes of small and medium enterprises (SME) in the European Union towards intellectual property protection. read more »

28/06/2016

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day - 8 June 2016

Initiated by the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group (GACG) Network, it is now the eighteenth year in a row that the World Anti-Counterfeiting Day is being marked with the aim to increase public awareness of this growing social problem. read more »

06/04/2016

Public event on the "Reform of Trademark Protection System in the European Union – new legislation and cooperation programmes“, Zagreb, 10 and 11 May 2016

The State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO) in cooperation with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) organises a public event titled "Reform of Trademark protection System in the European Union – new legislation and cooperation programmes“, to be held in Zagreb, 10 and 11 May 2016. read more »

04/04/2016

WIPO-Croatia Summer School on Intellectual Property in Zagreb, Croatia, May 30 to June 10, 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is organizing two-week Summer School on Intellectual Property (Summer School), jointly with the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) Croatia, and the University of Zagreb from May 30 to June 10, 2016.
You may register for the 2016 WIPO-Croatia Summer School on IP until April 25, 2016. read more »

23/03/2016

EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) – new name for the largest EU Agency

The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) has today changed its name to the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The change comes about as a result of the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The name of the Community trade mark changes to the European Union trade mark (EUTM). The fees payable to the Office will also change, resulting in an overall reduction in their amounts.
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15/03/2016

Seminar How to understand and draft search reports and written opinions, 17.May 2016, Zagreb

Organised by the European Patent Academy within the European Patent Office and the State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia, seminar How to understand search reports and written opinions will be held on 17.05.2016 in the International Hotel in Zagreb.

Please register here. read more »

25/02/2016

National campaign on risks related to online purchase of counterfeit and pirated goods

A press conference was held on 23rd February 2016  to launch the national campaign on risks related to online purchase of counterfeit and pirated goods under the slogan “Don't buy a cat in a poke“ featuring representatives of public administration authorities and institutions involved in  the coordination mechanism of intellectual property enforcement, under which mechanism the campaign is run. read more »

05/02/2016

Applications for the inaugural edition of the DesignEuropa Awards

Applications are now open for the inaugural edition of the DesignEuropa Awards, organised by the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). The application period runs from February 1 to July 15 2016. read more »

04/11/2015

New Search Function for Patents on Your Mobile

The European Patent Office (EPO) has added mobile beta versions of its main search services Espacenet and the European Patent Register. This means that anyone anywhere can now conduct a patent search in the EPO’s databases – the world’s largest free collection of technical information – on the move, using a smartphone. read more »

02/11/2015

Notification on Amended Method of Calculating the Duration of the Supplementary Protection Certificate

Pursuant to the judgement C-471/14 SIPO Croatia shall change the method of calculation the duration of the SPC in the way that the date of notification of the decision on authorisation given to the party shall be considered relevant rather than the date of granting the authorisation, which was the former practice of the Office. The method of calculating pursuant to the ruling C-471/14 shall apply to all the requests for granting SPCs filed with the Office until 6 October 2015 or later and still pending with the Office. read more »

07/07/2015

The exhibition European Inventors Hall of Fame has been opened

After Deutsches Museum in Munich and Città della Scienza in Naples, the travelling exhibition of the European Patent Office „European Inventors Hall of Fame“ has been solemnly opened on 2nd July 2015 at the Technical Museum in Zagreb. read more »

26/06/2015

The exhibition European Inventors Hall of Fame from 3rd July 2015 at the Technical Museum in Zagreb

On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the Patent Act in Croatia, SIPO Croatia in cooperation with the European Patent Office and the Technical Museum in Zagreb hosts the exhibition European Inventors Hall of Fame which will be open to public from 3rd July till 16th October 2015 at the premises of the Technical Museum in Zagreb. read more »

29/05/2015

European Inventor Award – fifteen outstanding inventors competing for the Popular Prize

On 11 June the European Patent Office (EPO) will present the tenth European Inventor Award. The winner of the Popular Prize will be selected exclusively by the public in an online poll. The public is invited to vote online for their favourite finalist. Voting is open until 4 June on www.epo.org.
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10/07/2014

National Day of Nikola Tesla - Day of Science, Technology and Innovation, July 10

State Intellectual Property Office on the occasion of the National Day of Nikola Tesla, on its official web site gives site visitors the collection of Nikola Tesla's patent documents. read more »

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