Cooperation Agreement between HPO and OHIM
The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Design) (OHIM) has launched a tendering system within the frameworks of the Cooperation Agreement to promote the community trade mark and design among the national patent offices of the 27 member states of the EU in 2006. The Hungarian Patent Office has taken part in the project since the beginning. The yearly renewed cooperation agreement is valid from January untill December every year. OHIM refund 80% of the previously approved budget based on reports in the form of reimbursement.
The main tasks of the cooperation agreement are customer service, promotional handouts, databases services, education, and organization of promotional seminars and other programs in connection with the community trade mark and design.
More information about the OHIM: http://oami.europa.eu/ows/rw/pages/OHIM/index.en.do