DPMA and EUIPO: Cooperation for more user-friendliness
DPMA and EUIPO to collaborate on IT systems
The German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) intend to further improve cooperation in their IT systems. At a meeting at the IP Horizon 5.0 Conference (26/27 September) in Alicante (Spain), DPMA Vice-President Christine Moosbauer and EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau agreed on a more intensive dialogue: At the working level, for example, IT experts from both offices will in future be able to communicate regularly in telephone or video conferences on the forthcoming data exchange topics. In addition, the heads of both authorities discussed the possibility of further cooperation on similar tasks with IT support.
DPMA Vice-President Christine Moosbauer and EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau
The IP Horizon 5.0 Conference brought together top representatives of the world's leading intellectual property offices, politicians, international companies and scientists. The EUIPO and the renowned McCarthy Institute from San Francisco had invited to the event in Alicante. Topics included the impact of e-commerce and artificial intelligence on the future of intellectual property.
Last updated: 8 May 2020