EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Thematic domains:

  • Research and Innovation

    The EUIPO and the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA) have signed a service level agreement to assist beneficiaries of the Horizon Europe - EIC programme. The pilot project will specifically target the beneficiaries of the Horizon Europe: European Innovation Council (EIC) to help bring high-risk, high-impact technologies to the market. The implementation is set to begin in January 2023. EUIPO also runs the Ideas Powered for business website ( for supporting SMEs’ growth through IPR support.

  • Education

    EUIPO runs a training academy with learning portal and different events and resources. It also runs a dedicated EUIPO Trade mark and Design education programme, as well as IP in Education Network that aims to promote creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and responsible digital engagement among young Europeans. Through its IP in Education work, the EUIPO works with educators across the EU to facilitate the implementation of intellectual property education in schools, and to support the education community with resources on IP.

  • Culture

    The Out-of-commerce portal of EUIPO, related to Directive (EU) 2019/790, which introduces a legal framework to support cultural heritage institutions in the digitisation and dissemination, provides access to information about the ongoing and future uses of out-of-commerce works, as well as making it easier for the right holders of these works to exercise their rights. This complements the Orphan Works Database of EUIPO which provides information relating to orphan works – works protected by copyright but whose authors or other rights holders are either unknown or cannot be located.

  • Digitalisation

    digitalisation in IPR

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