WIPO/NIPO Training Course on Trademark Procedures

The course is organized in cooperation with the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO).

Content and Structure 

  • Trademarks and the Norwegian system
  • The Madrid system
  • The Madrid System – NIPO as designated Country and Office of Origin
  • Issues discussed in the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks (SCT) of WIPO
  • The Nice Classification System
  • Examination Routines – Presentation and Practical Training (two days)
  • Electronic Filing and Case Handling
  • How to Make Uniform Decisions
  • Harmonization with Europe
  • Opposition and Administrative Review
  • Business
  •  Names vs. Trademarks
  • Geographical Indications
  • Domain Names
  • NIPO and Working with Trademarks – from the Point of View of an Agent

Course Basics