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World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, 2016

Happy World IP day! Today we are celebrating the World IP day with our colleagues from all around the world. The celebration of World IP Day started on April 26th 2000 to recognize how IP contributes to creativity and innovation and promote a better awareness and...

Iceland´s Participation in International IP Activities

Main International IP Institutions World Intellectual Property Organisation, WIPO European Patent Organisation,EPO Nordic Patent Institute, NPI Membership in International IP Agreements Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property The Protocol relating...

Annual report 2013

The trend towards fewer national IP applications and more international applications continued in the Icelandic IP market in year 2013. Patents The majority of patent applications in Iceland come through the European Patent Office (EPO) as national validations of...

Amendments of trademark law and practice

Administrative annulment Administrative annulment of registered trademark is now possible according to article 30. a of the Trade Mark Act, legalized 15 June 2012. Before, annulment was possible only through court case proceeding. Main requirement for annulment is 5...

Patent search available

The Icelandic Patent Register is now available for inspection through the website of the Icelandic Patent Office. The web-version is still under construction, so the search functions are limited to a few parameters. A search can be made based on the application number...

Trademark prosecution and counselling

Patice attorneys are highly proficient in filing and prosecuting domestic and international trademark applications. We can help you with your trademark application or renewal, or file a response to a provisional refusal under the Madrid protocol.