Useful links

 

INSTITUTIONS

EUIPO 

WIPO 

CJEU and General Court home page and search form for case law

 FREE ONLINE TRADEMARK AND DESIGN TOOLS

EUIPO-eSearch Plus Advanced Search (formerly known as CTM online and RCD online)

TMView (search tool for EUTMs, IRs and national marks in multiple countries)

TMClass (Classification tool for trademark filings)

Similarity Database (comparison tool for checking similarity of goods and services)

DesignView (search tool for RCDs and national design registrations in multiple countries)

NEWS AND COMMENTARY

Alicante News (EUIPO’s newsletter)

Law Lore and Practice (PTMG publication – pharmaceutical trademark law issues)

IPKat (Jeremy Phillips’ IP blog) (global IP issues)

Marques Class 46 (European trademark issues)

The Trademark Blog (Marty Schwimmer’s blog – global and US trademark issues)

ASSOCIATIONS

INTA (International Trademark Association)

ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)

MARQUES 

PTMG (Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group)

GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property – English home page)

ITMA (The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys – UK)