Our Helsinki head office closed for Easter weekend 10 – 13 April 2020

7.4.2020

Kindly note that our Helsinki head office will be closed for the Easter weekend from Friday 10 April to Monday 13 April and will be fully operational again on Tuesday 14 April.

In case of any urgent new filings to our Eurasian countries (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan or Uzbekistan) during this time, you can contact Mrs Riikka Palmos on +358 40 524 6454 or by email: Riikka.palmos@papula-nevinpat.com.

News

Fast-track examination for coronavirus related patent applications provided by the Russian Patent Office

Patent applications relating to solutions aimed to combat coronavirus and related diseases are currently eligible for prioritized, fast-track examination program in the Russian Patent Office (Rospatent)

Papula-Nevinpat in WIPR: Customs registration of a trademark in Eurasia and Russia — pros and cons

Registration of a trademark at the national customs registers is an efficient tool to fight counterfeiting. However, even though the introduction of the IP register of the Eurasian Customs Union is already established, the member states have so far failed to implement it in practice.

Papula-Nevinpat’s strong IP expertise again recognized in the MIP IP STARS 2020

Also this year our attorneys gathered many IP STARS 2020 nominations – IP STARS are IP experts who have been highly recommended by their peers and customers.

PRH and EAPO to start Patent Prosecution Highway later this year

The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) and the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) have agreed to launch a joint Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Programme to enable work-sharing and accelerated treatment of patent applications at both offices.