ATTORNEY MR. ILIEVSKI FROM "BERIN IP AGENCY ltd", ELECTED AS А CHAIR OF QUALITY SUBCOMITTEE WITHIN EUROPEAN PATENT INSTITUT (EPI)
Dipl. Eng. Bogoljub Ilievski, Macedonian and European patent attorney (MZIS & EPA), Head of Department for Patent at the Agency for Intellectual Property BERIN, on behalf of the European Patent Institute (EPI), at the meeting in Munich on 25th January, was elected as e chair of quality subcommittee and consequently will act as a one of the four vice chairs of European Patent Practice Committee within European Patent Institute (EPI) for the period between 2018 – 2021.
This subcommittee is directly responsible fоr communication and sharing experience between EPI and European patent Office about the quality of their products and services as well to provide feedback of EPO’s quality management system that is certified under ISO 9011:2015. Awarding as a chair of subcommittee is a great personal achievement as well recognition for the quality of services provided by the Agency Berin on European and world level that was possible because of its long experience with introduced ISO 9001 in its operations.
New Article in the magazine IN Store by Koseska, MA from BERIN
Marija Koseska, MA, IP attorney at the Intellectual Property Agency BERIN, for the latest issue of the magazine IN Store writes about Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet.
"In order to provide protection against online infringement , it is especially important that the holder of the intellectual property right to have a proactive approach in the Internet world, but also outside of it. It is needed urgent action to ensure that incriminating content is no longer available online. This can be helped by companies that perform web-based screening, that is, surveillance of Internet providers and the leading e-commerce platforms. Given that every minute of the publication on those websites exponentially increases the risk of irreversible damage to the brand - time is essential."- conclues Koseska.
The full text can be read at the following link: http://www.instore.mk/frontpagenews/newsarticle/Soveti-Povreda-na-pravata-na-inte1083ektua1083na-s
More than 2.6 million patent applications were filed at the world's five largest intellectual property offices in 2016
This is an increase of 10.4% over the previous year, according to a new report. The IP5 Statistics Report, published jointly by the EPO, the Japan Patent Office, the Korean Intellectual Property Office, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office, collectively known as the IP5 offices, presents official patent statistics from each office.
The 2016 edition of the report also finds that together the IP5 offices granted 1.1 million patents in 2016 (9.6% more than in 2015).
BERIN IP AGENCY PARTICIPATED ON THE 83rd COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT INSTITUTE
The delegation of the Agency for Intellectual Property "Berin" in composition of: prof. Prof. Dr. Gjorgji Filipov, MA Maria Koseska and B.Sc. Eng. Liljana Filipova (Associate Member) participated in the work of the 83rd Council of the European Patent Institute (EPI) that took place in Warsaw (Poland) on November 17-19th, 2017.
During the work of the Council the new members of the appropriate committees of the EPI were elected for the period 2017-2020. The representatives of the IP Agency Berin were elected in three EPI Committees: Maria Kjoseska in the Committee for Professional Enforcement, Bogoljub Ilievski in the Committee for European Patent Practice and Vanco Damjansky in the Committee for Disciplinary Procedure. The Macedonian European patent attorneys have representatives in three Committees: Litigation, Education and By-Law.
In addition to the Council was held a seminar on "Patent infringement litigation in EU jurisdictions and the UPC Perspective".The two-day work and friendship with the other 160 colleagues, representing 12,500 patent attorneys from the countries that had ratified the European Patent Convention, provided a real opportunity for exchange of experiences and ideas for the further development of the European Patent Institute and the cooperation of the attorneys within their competencies, both with colleagues, and with their business partners.
MAKINOVA 2017 - BERIN IP AGENCY AWARDED YOUNG INVENTORS
The Intellectual Property Agency BERIN awarded two young inventors - participants at the 38th International Fair of Innovation - Makinova 2017, held at the Boris Trajkovski Sports Hall - Skopje from 25-29 October 2017 and on which were presented inventions and papers presented from about 50 inventions in two ctegories - Makinova and Ekonova.
The winners of of this year's Young Inventor Award (that has been granted by BERIN for the last 20 years) are Rezad Huseni for the invention "CNC Plotter" and Bisera Lozanovska for "Pure water with the help of zeolite, fish bones and egg shells". The award consisted of Certificate and money, were given to them by prof. Dr. Gjorgji Filipov, founder of the Agency.
On that occasion, prof. Filipov congratulated the awarded and briefly addressed the importance of the Association of Inventors (SPATUM) and the National Technique of Macedonia for the development of the interest in the technique and innovations among young people. Filipov stressed BERIN's contribution in promoting the findings of young people in the country and said he would continue with greater intensity.
Jasmina Davitkovska took part in the work of the Commission for assessment of inventions, as a representative of Beryn.
Mr António CAMPINOS is Elected for New President of EPO
On the 153rd meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation, held in Munich on 10 October 2017 under the chairmanship of Mr Christoph ERNST (DE), elected Mr António CAMPINOS to succeed Mr Benoît BATTISTELLI as President of the European Patent Office (EPO). Mr CAMPINOS' 5-year term will start on 1 July 2018.
A Portuguese national, Mr CAMPINOS is currently Executive Director of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). He is also a former President of the Portuguese Patent Institute (INPI). In the latter function, he has been for many years the Portuguese representative on the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation.