December 25, 2012
Yesterday, in the premises of the Intellectual Property Office, the Info Day of the ICES Project was held. The project is implemented by the Faculty of Engineering Sciences in Kragujevac with the main aim to promote new technologies of virtual projecting and fast manufacture of prototypes, as well as their availability at Serbian companies aiming at improving their competitiveness and innovativeness.
December 21, 2012
The employees in the National Agency for the Regional Development, in the course of the last two days, participated at the advanced seminar „Importance of innovations and intellectual property and possibilities opened“ which took place in the Intellectual Property Office. The experts of the Education and Information Centere gave lectures to the participants at the seminar from different fields regarding IP rights protection, valuation and utilization.
December 20, 2012
The European Patent Academy organizes an internship program "Praktika Intern" for patent professionals - European patent attorneys and candidates preparing for the European qualifying examination (EQE). This tailor-made internship and training program for professional representatives offers the chance to spend three weeks at the EPO and to discover the world from the other side of the file.
December 18, 2012
In the premises of the Education and Information Center, a two day seminar has been finished today about the intellectual property rights for the employees of the Institute for Manufacturing Banknotes and Coins.
December 17, 2012
On Friday, December 14, at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Belgrade, at the invitation of the Department for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, in the framework of the subject Mechatronics, an expert from the Intellectual Property Office gave lecture on the patents for around 70 students of the fourth year, placing special emphasis on the importance of patent protection and patent information for the research and development activities.
November 27, 2012
The Director of the Danish Office and the Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organization, Mr. Jesper Kongsted, Deputy Director of the Danish Office, Mr. Keld Nymman Jensen and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark in the Republic of Serbia, Mrs. Mete Kuel Nilsen visited today the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia.
November 26, 2012
The Innovation Fund team in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office organized the Information Day for companies that were awarded funding under the Mini and Matching Grants Programs.
November 19, 2012
On Friday, November 16th, 2012, in the Regional Development Agency Backa in Novi Sad, a half day seminar was held under the title “ Basics on IP Rights”. The lectures were held by the experts of the Education and Information Center.
November 18, 2012
On Friday, in the framework of the project of the Seed Association of Serbia “ Program of Expert Practice for the New Experts in Agriculture in Novi Sad”, was held intended for the students of the fourth year of the Faculty of Agriculture, University in Novi Sad and the pupils of the final year of the School of Agriculture in Futog, and a lecture was held by the experts from the Education and Information Center of the IPO.
November 6, 2012
In the festive hall of the IPO, we conclude the workshop lasting for two days “Management of IP Rights in the Advertizing Industry” organized jointly by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia.
November 5, 2012
In the town of Nova Pazova, from November 2-3, 2012, a Regional fair of Economy was held welcoming numerous exhibitors from our country and abroad. The Intellectual Property Office took part at the Fair, and the experts of IPO were at the disposal to all the visitors of the fair who wanted to learn something more about intellectual property.
October 26, 2012
The third international conference ”The Clusters Days” lasting for two days has been finished in Nis today. It was organized by the House of Clusters in cooperation with the Council for Clusters of the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia and the support of the LEDIB program. The experts of the Education and Information Center of the IPO, at the invitation of the organizers, held a lecture on the services that the IPO provides for the SMEs.
October 23, 2012
Today, in the IPO, a Seminar was opened under the title “Successful Technology Licensing”, which has been jointly organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO and the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia. The Seminar was intended for the research and development organizations, focusing on the agreements concluded for the protection of intellectual property while performing the technology transfer.
October 23, 2012
In the premises of the Education and Information Center of the IPO, a seminar was held yesterday on the importance of patent protection for the researchers of the Institute for Veterinary Science in Novi Sad. This Seminar signifies the beginning of a new serial of seminars that the EIC of the IPO organizes for the institutes in the Republic of Serbia.
October 17, 2012
The Intellectual Property Office has the pleasure to invite you to attend the National Workshop with the title “Intellectual Property Rights in the Advertising Industry” which is scheduled for November 5 and 6, 2012 in the Intellectual Property Office, 5, Kneginje Ljubice Street.
October 17, 2012
In the sports and business hall “Vojvodina” in Novi Sad, from October 12-15, 2012, the 26th international fair of innovations, knowledge and inventions “Tesla Fest 2012” was held, and the manifestation was festively opened by Mr. Goran Secujski, member of the City Board for Economy of Novi Sad. The festival was organized by the Association of Inventors of Vojvodina, under the auspices of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Government of the AP of Vojvodina, City of Novi Sad, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia, the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad and the Association of Inventors of Serbia.
October 15, 2012
In the town of Paracin, from October 11-13, 2012, the 15th jubilee international Fair of Economy was held in the organization of Association of Entrepreneurs of independent businessmen, under the auspices of the Municipality of Paracin. The IPO was among the participants.
October 11, 2012
In the report published yesterday, on the progress of the Republic of Serbia in Euro-integrations, a very good evaluation was given on the progress of Serbia in the field of intellectual property. It has been established that the harmonization of the valid legislation in this field in Serbia with the legislative of the European Union is at the very high level.
October 9, 2012
The Intellectual Property Office has the pleasure to invite you to attend a seminar “Successful Technology Licensing”, to be held from October 23-25, 2012 in the Intellectual Property Office, 5, Kneginje Ljubice Street, with the beginning at 9.30.a.m.
October 2, 2012
In the organization of the RPK Valjevo, in the premises of the company Galeb Group in the town of Sabac, yesterday, a seminar was held under the title “Basics on the Importance of IPR“ with the special emphasis on the trademark right and its role in the increase of competitiveness.
October 1, 2012
Today, in Geneva, The Permanent Representative of the Mission of Serbia at the United Nations and Other International Organizations, Ambassador, Ugljesa Zvekic, Ph.D, opened the 50th jubilee session of the General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the specialized agency of the United Nations.
September 27, 2012
At the seat of the European Commission in Brussels, on September 25th, 2012, the third meeting of experts was held working on the project “Best Practices in the Measures of Support to the IPR Enforcement for SMEs” in the organization of Directorate for Companies and Industry of the European Commission. Apart from the representatives from member states, the meeting was attended also by the representatives of the countries candidates for the membership in the EU, including Serbia.
September 26, 2012
On Monday, September 24th, 2012, Mr. Jon Ba Kim, President of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property – AIPPI visited the Intellectual Property Office.
September 26, 2012
Yesterday, in the conference hall of the business centre VIG Plaza in Belgrade, a conference was held at the topic ”Safety of Medicaments- how to discover forged medicaments and how to maintain a sustainable system of pharmaceutical-vigilance”. Conference was organized by the Agency for Medicaments and Medical Devices of Serbia (ALIMS) and among the lecturers, there were the representatives of ALIMS, headed by the director Mr. Tatjana Sipetic, the representatives of the European Directorate for the quality of medicaments and health protection of the European Council, Italian Agency for Medicaments, Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia, GS1 Serbia, Upsala Centre for the monitoring of pharmaceutical – vigilance. As well as the representatives of pharmaceutical companies.
September 20, 2012
Yesterday, at the Belgrade Hotel Hyatt Regency, the 12th Congress of International Musical Publishers of Central and Eastern Europe was held. Since 1999, this Congress has been gathering a continually growing number of international musical publishers / holders of copyright and related rights, from Europe. The 12th Congress of International Musical Publishers of Central and Eastern Europe was attended by more than 70 musical publishers and the Congress was opened by the Director of the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia, Mrs. Branka Totic.
August 23, 2012
The representatives of the Intellectual Property Office and the Ministry of Waterworks, Forestry and Agriculture held lectures at the Open University in the town of Subotica under the title “Collective Trademark, Trademark of Guarantee and Indications of Geographical Origin Lead to the Increase of Competitiveness” and “The Procedure and Importance of Protection of Indications of Geographical Origin”. The lectures were held in the framework of the Project of Sustainable Local Development of the USAID supported by the inter-municipality partnership Subotica-Sombor-Kanjiza.
July 13, 2012
Yesterday, in the Hyatt Hotel, a festivity was held on account of the finish of the implementation of the EU Project “Support to the Education and Information Center of the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia”, where the results of the Education and Information Center of the IPO, formed in the framework of the Project, as well as activities of support to the users of the IP system in Serbia, were presented.
July 9, 2012
In the premises of the Education and Information Center of the Intellectual Property Office, from July 5-6, 2012, a Seminar was held on intellectual property. The employees at the National Agency for Regional Development had the opportunity to listen to lectures about patents, trademarks, copyright and related rights, industrial design, indications of geographical origin, but also about “soft” intellectual property and the use of intellectual property at the market.
July 4, 2012
In the latest report of the Global Innovation Index in the edition of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the organization INSEAD, in cooperation with the partners: Knowledge Partners, Alcatel-Lucent, Booz & Company and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Serbia has been placed on a high 7th place per innovation efficiency (first two places are occupied by China and India) and has been evaluated as the country which has strong production of innovations despite weak innovation background.
July 2, 2012
In Beijing on June 20-26, the Diplomatic Conference was held dedicated to the passing of the International Treaty on Audiovisual Performances. 156 countries participated, including the Republic of Serbia.
June 29, 2012
On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012, in the IPO, in the organization of the Education and Information Center of the IPO and the EPO, a Seminar was held for the representatives of the Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Health, the Customs Administration, the Agency for Drugs and Medical Products, Inspection for Drugs and Medical Products, the Sanitary Inspection and the Health Inspection. The representatives of the mentioned institutions attended the advanced training on counterfeited medical products.
June 20, 2012
Today, in the IPO, a training was organized for the lecturers who, in the framework of their teaching program, intend to use the Manual for teaching about patents. The lectures were given by European experts in this field, and the event was attended by about 20 professors from the faculty and R&D institutions.
May 23, 2012
The 56th International Fair of Technique and Technical Achievements was held from May 14-18, 2012 in Belgrade as the greatest manifestation of its kind in Serbia and the South-East Europe, where 342 participants from various countries in the world participated.
May 22, 2012
Today, at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, before the students of the master program of the International Business and Management in cooperation with the FOS and the Middlesex University Business School, the representatives of the Education and Information Center gave a lecture on the topic “Economic Aspects of IP”.
May 21, 2012
The 79th agricultural fair was held in Novi Sad from May 12-18, 2012, which represents one of the five largest manifestations of its kind in Europe. There were around 1,500 exhibitors from more than 30 countries at the fair. The IPO participated at this manifestation for the first time.
May 18, 2012
On behalf of the introduction of the intellectual property studies at the faculties of the state universities in Serbia, in the course of the previous four days in the university centers in Nis, Kragujevac, Belgrade and Novi Sad, seminars were held on the topic “Intellectual Property Studies at the Universities in Serbia”. Seminars were held in the framework of the national project “Support to the Establishment of the Educational and Informational Center of the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia” in the amount of 2.2 million Euros, financed by the Delegation of the European Union in the Republic of Serbia and enforced by the European Patent Office.
May 17, 2012
On the occasion of the introduction of the teaching of intellectual property at all the state faculties in Serbia, today, at the Rectory of the Novi Sad University, a meeting was held with the topic “Teaching IP at Serbian Universities”. Visit to Novi Sad was the last of the four days national program of meetings of this kind, which was held from May 14-17, 2012 in Nis, Novi Sad, Kragujevac and Belgrade.
May 16, 2012
In Belgrade, a meeting was held today on the education in the filed of intellectual property at the faculties of state universities in Serbia. Prof. Branko Kovacevic, Ph.D., Rector of Belgrade University, Mrs. Branka Totic, Director of the IPO, Mr. David Jelercic from the EPO and prof. Masimilijano Granieri, Ph.D. from the University in Fodja. On that occasion, the Patent Teaching Manual was presented to the guests.
May 15, 2012
After yesterday`s meeting in Nis, the management of the Intellectual Property Office, together with the Rector of the University of Kragujevac, presented today the “Patent Teaching Manual” at the meeting dedicated to the education about intellectual property at the faculties in Serbia.
May 14, 2012
On the occasion of the introduction of new courses on IP rights at the state universities in Serbia, today, a seminar was held at the Rectory of the Nis University with the topic “Teaching IP Rights at Serbian Universities”. About 50 professors, deans and expert assistants of these faculties participated at the Seminar.
April 27, 2012
Yesterday, in the Hall of the IPO, the Information Day was held for companies that are granted financing in the framework of the Early Development Program of the Innovation Activities Fund. The event was organized by the Innovation Activities Fund and the Intellectual Property Office. The representatives of the mentioned companies were listening to lectures on the project management processes and the relevant IP rights.
April 26, 2012
World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated today around the globe, as a festival of all innovators and artists in the world. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) established this festival in 2001 with the aim to raise public awareness on the growing importance of intellectual property in everyday life, as well as to mark the contribution of the inventors and artists to the general development of humanity.
April 25, 2012
In the Centre “Sava” a Conference was held yesterday under the title “ Origin and Tradition: Products with Geographical Indications of Origin “. The Conference was organized by the Agrobusines Project of the USA Agency for international development (USAID) in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Waterworks, the IPO, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs at the Ministry for Economic Affairs of Switzerland, Swiss Institute for Intellectual Property and the Consultant Company SEEDEV.
April 25, 2012
In the Hall of the IPO, training was held for the representatives of Market Inspectorate in the field of IP – the basic level. The training of the representatives of Market Inspectorate finalized the first part of the second cycle of training of the bodies for the enforcement of rights.
April 23, 2012
At the end of the previous week, the seminars were held for the representatives of the Customs Administration and institutions in the field of health protection. The representatives of the mentioned institutions attended the basic training in the domain of intellectual property rights in the framework of the second cycle for the training of the bodies for the enforcement of rights in the Republic of Serbia.
April 6, 2012
On Thursday, April 5, 2012, the experts of the IPO held a workshop on patents in the Chambers of Commerce of Serbia. The workshop was organized in cooperation with the Board for Technological Innovations of the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia and the Association of Inventors of Serbia.
April 5, 2012
In the business incubator center in Prokuplje, lectures were organized yesterday on the importance of patent protection. The lectures were intended for the representatives of small and medium enterprises in the district of Toplice.
April 4, 2012
At the Faculty of Electronics in the town of Nis, on April 2-3, 2012, the last in the serial of eight workshops was held for the improvement of the innovative potential of the employees in the institutions engaged in innovations, which have been held in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Kragujevac and Nis. At the four workshops, the lecturers from the Education and Information Center held lectures on the topics: universities and IP, patent system and the use of patent documentation as the source of knowledge.
April 2, 2012
Innovation Fund of the Republic of Serbia issued a public announcement for the financing in the framework of the Program for the co-financing of innovations (Matching Grant Program) which is financed through the pre accession funds of the European Union and enforced in cooperation with the World Bank in the framework of the Project of Support to innovations in Serbia.
April 2, 2012
At the Faculty of Law in Kragujevac, on Friday, March 29, 2012, a lecture was held on trademarks in the framework of the regular tuition program covered by the subject Industrial Property Rights for the students of the fourth year of studies.
April 2, 2012
In the town of Nis, on March 30-31, 2012 the fourth traditional festival was held “SCIENCE IS NOT A BOGEY” with the numerous presentations and lectures. The IPO participated at the festival and gave a lecture.
March 30, 2012
In the premises of the Office, the basic training of IP has been held today for the representatives of the courts, public prosecutors office and the students of the Judicial Academy. The lectures we heard today initiated the second serial of training of the bodies for the enforcement of rights organized by the Intellectual Property Office.
March 30, 2012
At the invitation of the professor of the Faculty of Organizational Sciences in Belgrade, the experts of the IPO held lectures at this Faculty on Thursday, March 29th, 2012.The lecturers discussed the IP rights before over 100 students of the third year of this Faculty and they made special emphasis on the copyright and related rights and their use in the digital environment.
March 30, 2012
Yesterday, in the official hall of the Senate House of the Belgrade University a seminar was held under the title “Sources of Information in Biotechnology”. Lecturers from the European Institute for Bioinformatics and the European Patent Office, in the framework of the SLING Project (Serving Life-Science Information for the Next Generation) of the European Commission, presented the data bases on proteins, nuclear acids, chemical entities with biological activities and enzymes which can be freely used on the Internet.
March 30, 2012
In the Palace of Serbia, on Friday, March 30, 2012, in the organization of the Fund for Innovation Activities of the Innovation Project of Serbia and the World Bank, the first workshop, from a serial of many to follow, was held, having the aim to explain the value and the use of IP system supporting technology transfer and commercialization to the interested parties and creators of policies.
March 28, 2012
Yesterday, in the High School of Business Studies – Belgrade Polytechnics, a discussion group was held under the title “Intellectual Property”. Apart from the importance of intellectual property and the survey of all kinds of rights, the patent system in the Republic of Serbia was presented and the services provided by the IPO were demonstrated.
March 28, 2012
At the invitation of the Institute for Manufacturing Banknotes and Coins (ZIN), the representatives Education and Information Center held yesterday a Seminar on the intellectual property. The lectures included the patent system, the basis of trademarks, designs and copyright and related rights, as well as protection of other aspects of intellectual property in the Institute.
March 21, 2012
Based on the invitation by the management of company Mitrosrem from the city of Sremska Mitrovica, experts from Education and Information Centre held lectures on the significance of the IPR protection yesterday. Lectures were attended by the company’s management team. Special attention was paid to protection and use of trademark and industrial design.
March 12, 2012
On Friday, March 9, 2012, in the Centre for Professional Training from the town of Kikinda, a Seminar was given by the Education and Information Center of IPO on the topic “Protection of IP Rights” in the organization of the General Association of Entrepreneurs from Kikinda.
March 9, 2012
At the Faculty of Economy in Nis, a Seminar was held yesterday on the evaluation of intellectual property, its use at the market and the utilization of particular strategies. The experts of EIC presented to the professors and students at the faculty the possibilities given by traditional and also by so called “soft” forms of intellectual property.
March 9, 2012
In cooperation with the Regional Chamber of Commerce of Leskovac, in the hall of the Chamber of Commerce, on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, a seminar was held dedicated to the services of the IPO intended for SMEs, while in the second part of the seminar, the topics of trademarks and GI were covered.
March 6, 2012
Yesterday, in the library of the Institute for Biological Explorations “Sinisa Stankovic”, the experts of IPO and the Education and Information Center of IPO held lectures on the topic “Protection of New Technical Solutions by Patent and Patenting in the Field of Biotechnology” for the employees and researchers in the different departments of this Institute.
March 5, 2012
In the organization of the General Association of Entrepreneurs “Pirot”, in the same town of Pirot, on Friday, March 2nd, 2012, Intellectual Property Seminar was held. Apart from the basics of intellectual property rights, the main topics of the seminar included the trademarks and indications of geographical origin.
March 1, 2012
In the premises of the National Agency for Regional Development in the town of Zajecar, yesterday, a one day Seminar was held on the basics of intellectual property in the joint organization of the Education and Information Center of IPO and NARR. Experts of the Education and Information Center gave lecture on all intellectual property rights, copyright and related rights and “soft intellectual property” to the attendees, including primarily the representatives of the SMEs in the Region of Timok.
March 1, 2012
In the Regional Chamber of Commerce of Uzice, on February 28, 2012, a public presentation was held of the Report on the Typical Products of the District of Zlatibor, realized in the framework of the Project “Development of the Typical Products in the North-East Bosnia and the District of Zlatibor in Serbia”, realized by the Regional Development Agency Zlatibor in partnership with the association Independent Bureau for the Development from Modrica. The public presentation was attended by the representatives of the IPO.
March 1, 2012
In the teachers room in the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad, in the framework of the serial of workshops kept by the experts of the ICIP Project in cooperation with the National Agency for Regional Development, IPO and the technical faculties from Kragujevac, Novi Sad and Nis, from February 28-29, 2012, a two day workshop was held under a title “ Technology Transfer and Technology Brokery”. During the first day of the Workshop, the participants listened to the lecture of the expert of the Education and Information Center “Universities and IP”.
February 27, 2012
The European Patent Academy organises an internship programme "Praktika Intern" for patent professionals - European patent attorneys and candidates preparing for the European qualifying examination (EQE). For the first time this year, an additional module for those at the very beginning of their professional career is offered. Please find below some information regarding the internship programme.
February 24, 2012
In the premises of the IPO, from February 22-23, 2012 a seminar was held in the framework of the program “Innovation Coach”, an ICIP project in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office. The first day of the Seminar was dedicated to innovations by public scientific and R&D organizations, while the main topic of the second date was the intellectual property and the most important issues in this field for the public R&D institutes.
February 22, 2012
Seminar "Information sources in biotechnology" will be held on March 29 in the University of Belgrade. Main topics will include sequences databases, sequences search tools, proteins, enzymes, bioactive chemical compounds and search in patent databases.
Seminar is mutually organized by the University of Belgrade, Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia and SLING Project of the European Commission. Participation is free of charge. For more information on the seminar and registration method please click here.
February 20, 2012
In the Gallery Babka in the village of Kovacica, famous for its art colony, an exhibition of the naïve painting of Slovaks in Serbia was held yesterday as part of the intangible heritage in Serbia in the framework of the commemoration of the February 21 – The World Day of the Mother Tongue. The representative of IPO, on that occasion, held a lecture on the protection of copyright in the works of fine arts.
February 10, 2012
We inform you that the Intellectual Property Gazette no 6/2011 was the last issued in the printed and electronic form on compact disc. Starting from the number 1/2012, the Gazette will be printed only in the digital form (in PDF format) and it will be available at the internet address of the Intellectual Property Office.
February 7, 2012
In a landmark step towards increased use of worldwide patent information on the internet, the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office (JPO), Yoshiyuki Iwai, and the President of the European Patent Office (EPO), Benoît Battistelli, have signed an agreement which will provide users of the patent system with better machine translations of patents from Japanese into English and then into German and French.
February 3, 2012
Today, at the premises of Education and Information Center at the IPO, the last of the three seminars on patents was held. In the course of the three days of this week, they were attended by forty employees in the business companies for special purpose industry of the Ministry of Defense and technical offices for repairs.
January 30, 2012
Education and Information Center, in the course of the last week, organized three seminars for the three groups of the examiners of the Military Technical Institute. The seminars were attended by around 50 examiners, and the main topic was the patent protection, with the special emphasize placed on the new Patent Law.
January 27, 2012
The experts of the Education and Information Center of the IPO held the Seminar yesterday in the town of Golubac on the IP protection in the organization of the Tourist Organization of Golubac. Particular attention at the Seminar was devoted to the trademark, collective trademark and warranty trademark as well as indications of geographical origin.