European Union Intellectual Property Office Launches Europe’s First Ever Blockchain Platform For Secure Delivery In Real Time Of IP Rights Information
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On 27 April 2021, the European Union Intellectual Property
Office (“EUIPO“) announced the launch of
Europe’s first ever blockchain platform for secure delivery in
real time of IP rights documentation
The Platform makes available in real time, up-to-date
documentation on 62 million trademark registrations and 17 million
design registrations, all accessible via TMview and DesignView.
In addition, EUIPO announced plans to launch a decentralized,
blockchain authentication platform to combat IP counterfeiting.
The Platform launch announcement is available in English at
Information first published in the MA | Gazette, a fortnightly legal update
newsletter produced by Moroglu Arseven.
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