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Guidelines for Examination in the EPO Thanks to these Guidelines, users may get familiar with the practice and procedure to be followed in the various aspects of the examination of European applications and patents in accordance with the European Patent Convention and its Implementing Regulations. EPO
Euro-PCT Guide This guide for applicants is aimed at those interested in pursuing the procedure under the PCT and focuses on elements specific to the PCT procedure before the EPO. EPO
High-growth firms and intellectual property rights A new joint EPO-EUIPO study shows that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with at least one IP right, have 10% more chances to become High Growth Firms (HGFs).
In Europe, the SME's with at least one IP right have a greater likelihood (17%).

According to the study, 99% of all businesses in the European Union are SMEs and are contributing with 57% of the EU´s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
EPO and EUIPO
Manual para el Usuario: Patentes de Invención y Patentes de modelo de utilidad Manual for users in regard to patents and utility models and its procedure in Bolivia. SENAPI
Solicitudes de Renovación de Marcas Guidelines on how to apply for the renewal of the trademarks on INPI´s website. INPI Argentina
Oposiciones Marcas Guidelines on how to carry out trademark oppositions online on INPI´s website. INPI Argentina
Guías PPH INAPI-PROSUR Guidelines on the procedure and requirements to get your patent application from Chile faster in other IP Offices member of the Prosur. The system used is the well-known Patent Prosecution Highway. INAPI
Guía de derechos de autor en la industria de la moda Guidelines on Copyright and how to protect it in the fashion industry. Indecopi
Manual de Desenhos Industriais em PDF Manual on Industrial Designs in PDF made by INPI Brazil.It is divided in 10 Chapters and 1 extra part on "Models". INPI Brazil
IP Management EPO´s "IP Management" provides you with teaching material about IP management, strategy and commercialisation. EPO
IP Search Tools EPO´s "IP Search Tools" offers advanced teaching materials on the Espacenet and European Patent Register databases.
It provides also teaching materials for TMview, TMclass, Designview, eSearch Plus, eSearch Case Law, EuroLocarno and the EUIPO Registry.
EPO
IP Advanced II EPO´s "IP Advance II" provides advanced teaching materials on trade marks, copyright, trade secrets and know-how. EPO
IP Advanced I EPO´s "IP Advanced Part I" offers in-depth teaching materials on patents, utility models and designs. EPO
IP Basics IP Basics by the EPO has been designed for students and teachers with little knowledge in IP, as an Introductory document for lectures. EPO
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Peru- Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2018 Litigation & Dispute Resolution FAQs in Peru Global Legal Group
Patent applicant's guide General Information about patent registration including official forms Ministerio de Comercio e Industria (Panama)
Manual del inventor Guide for proper filing of patents and utility models. INDECOPI (Peru)
Guía para solicitar una patente en el Perú y en el extranjero Everything an inventor should know about the patent system and the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). INDECOPI (Peru)
Trámite de certificado de obtentor de variedad vegetal Guide that shows in a simple way the necessary requirements for the correct filing of Plant Breeders' Certificates in Peru. INDECOPI (Peru)
Certificado de Obtentor de Variedad Vegetal Document that allows researchers and breeders to know the basic concepts and implications of the plant protection system in Peru. INDECOPI (Peru)
Dípticos informativos Collection of informative brochures in relation to the patent system, the methods of patenting, application for patents abroad, etc. INDECOPI (Peru)
Las patentes y su importancia en la investigación científica Document shows the utility that can have the technological, commercial and legal information that can be obtained of the documents of patents, which are of gratuitous access. The document also shows strategies to take into account when searching for patents in databases. INDECOPI (Peru)
Guía de patentes para investigadores Document that introduces the reader on the basic concepts of the intellectual property and the characteristics, scope, particularities, procedures and other topics of interest regarding patents. INDECOPI (Peru)
Tríptico sistema de oposición Basics on the opposition system for Mexico. IMPI (Mexico)
Tríptico de Invenciones en Línea Basics on online registration for Patents and Utility Models IMPI (Mexico)