Trademark Examination Practice Training: 3D Trademarks

This workshop is designed for trade mark examiners from MERCOSUR and Chile with a basic knowledge of trade mark law and examination practices. It focuses on the law and examination practices of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) related to three-dimensional markings.

The aim of this workshop is to provide examiners with a comprehensive understanding of the processes and criteria involved in the examination of three-dimensional marks by EUIPO and encourage a consistent approach to examination practices.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the legal framework governing three-dimensional trade marks in the European Union.
  2. Recognise the criteria applied by the EUIPO in the examination of three-dimensional trade mark applications.
  3. Evaluate three-dimensional trade mark applications based on the criteria established by the EUIPO.
  4. Identify common challenges and pitfalls encountered during the examination of three-dimensional markings.
  5. Apply best practices and strategies for the examination of three-dimensional marks.
  6. Understand the relationship between 3D trademarks and other intellectual property rights, including designs, copyrights and patents.
  • Date: 19 October 2023
  • Country or region: online
  • Organiser: Component 3