Average trademark application processing times in Europe

Below we have put together the average time it takes for a Registrar to register a trademark. That time spans from filing the application to the completed registration, provided there are no objections or questions coming up during processing.  The following information is of general nature. It can help to get a general understanding of […]

Contact details of European Trademark Registrars

Below we have put together the official contact details of the different European Registrars. One of the most informative websites is that of EUIPO, the Registrar of the European Union member states. The following information has been prepared as of May 2019. EUIPOhttps://euipo.europa.euinformation@euipo.europa.eu Albaniahttp://www.dppm.gov.almailinf@alpto.gov.al Austriahttps://www.patentamt.at/en/info@patentamt.at Belgiumhttps://economie.fgov.be/en/themes/intellectual-propertypiie_doc@economie.fgov.be   Benelux (Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg)https://www.boip.int/en/trademarks-registerhttps://www.boip.int/en/contact/contactform Bulgariahttp://www.bpo.bgbpo@bpo.bg Croatiahttps://www.dziv.hr/en/info@dziv.hr Cyprushttp://www.mcit.gov.cy/mcit/drcor/drcor.nsf/index_en/index_enhttp://www.mcit.gov.cy/mcit/drcor/drcor.nsf/contactus_en/contactus_en?OpenDocument […]

Finding the best country to start

We have talked a lot about the benefits and opportunities that come with trademark registration. Today, we will look at risks connected to the application and how we can reduce them. We have to talk about risks. Once we have registered our trademark, we can deter others from using the same or confusingly similar versions […]

How Daily Digital Detox can save us from burnout and madness

Summary: In this article, I’ll be sharing some information with you about Daily Digital Detoxing. It’s a new hip culture that states we should detox from electronic devices on a daily basis, not just during holidays. The online presence we have to put up with can get in the way of our personal life more […]

How to find a mentor?

There is no one-size-fits-all mentor. We need different mentors for different questions and tasks. Let’s look at how to find the right mentors and how to convince them of mentoring us. What is a mentor? Let’s start by looking at what a mentor actually is. I define mentors as people who can help others with […]