IP Glossary: E

European patent
Patent granted for one or more of the contracting parties to the European Patent Convention  by the European Patent Office.
International agreement by over 40 European countries to establish the European Patent Office.
Intergovernmental body in Munich established by the European Patent Convention to examine applications for and to grant European patents.
EU trade mark and Community registered designs registry in Alicante. Formerly known as OHIM (Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)
European Union trade mark (“EU TM")
Trade mark registered for the whole EU at the European Union at the

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