Presentation on theme: "11 th Liaison Meeting on Designs - Overview and status of the Cooperation Fund - 19 November 2012."— Presentation transcript:
11 th Liaison Meeting on Designs - Overview and status of the Cooperation Fund - 19 November 2012
European TM and Design Network There are three strategic initiatives: 2 CP and CF are part of Line of Action 6 “European Trade Mark and Design Network Programme”. These 2 Programmes are related to: CF: Key Initiative No. 27 CP: Key Initiative No. 28 * * * *
The CF is a major undertaking by any standards: - Total budget of € 50 million. - 313 individuals working on the Fund. - This is composed of a multitude of different experts, not all of whom work full time. - Approximately 450 man years now planned across the lifetime of the Fund. - 318 national project implementations until 2015 at EU Offices. A major undertaking
Overview and brief description of CF Projects - 1 - Image search by code or by use of an image recognition ability. 1.1.1 Search Image Free search of trade marks of all official Trademark Offices. 1.1.2 TMview Assist classification of goods and services, comparisons between different classification databases. 1.1.3 Euroclass Harmonisation of seniority information across different databases. 1.1.4 Seniority Common “Service charter” for National Offices. 1.2.5 Quality Standards Standardised user satisfaction survey tool. 1.2.7 User Satisfaction Survey Providing online information to the user on designs by creating a common database. 1.2.8 Designview Reach transparency and consistency on decisions related to oppositions. 1.2.9 Similarity Supporting examiners. 1.2.10 Cesto Completion of a standard. 2.13 XML Standards & Arch. Common E-Learning tool for SMEs. 3.20 E-Learning - Approval of Project Brief in October 2010, - Kick-off in January 2011 Overview Cooperation Fund Pack 1:
Overview and brief description of CF Projects - 2 - - Approval of Project Brief in April 2011, - Kick-off in September 2011 Overview Cooperation Fund Pack 2: Easy, consistent and efficient way to access the software developed under the Fund. 1.2.11 Common Gateway Harmonised forecasting methodology for Trademarks and designs. 1.2.6 Forecasting Extensive suite of e-tools representing the next step in business process management for the IP Offices of Europe. 2.14 Future Software Package Common tool for user assistance. 3.21 Call Centre Tool Database supporting enforcement of protection of intellectual property rights. 4.22 Enforcement Database Tool to support strategic enforcement decision makers in measuring, determining and targeting enforcement action. 4.23 Counterfeiting Tool
Overview Cooperation Fund Planned go live November 2012 1.1.1 Search Image 1.2.5 Quality Standards 1.2.8 Designview 1.2.9 Similarity 1.2.10 Cesto 3.20 E-Learning 1.2.11 Common Gateway Planned go live in 2013 1.2.6 Forecasting * 1.2.7 User Satisfaction Survey 3.21 Call Centre Tool * 4.22 Enforcement Database * 4.23 Anti- Counterfeiting Tool * Already live 1.1.2 TMview 1.1.4 Seniority 1.1.3 Euroclass Planned go live in 2014 Planned go live in 2015 2.14 FSP e-Filing TM * 2.14 FSP Remainder * April 2013
Prototype e-learning for SMEs Progress Seniority Database Hungary Seniority Database Czech Republic Seniority Database Ireland Prototype Quality Standards Prototype Designview Prototype Similarity Prototype CESTO Prototype Enforcement Database Prototype FSP E-Filing TM Prototype Common Call Centre Tool Prototype Search Image TMview 2 Euroclass Seniority Database Portugal Tools and/or prototypes have been put into production or designed by CF Working Groups. Prototype Common Gateway Prototype Intelligence Support Tool * Click here to obtain more details on prototypes and live linksClick here to obtain more details on prototypes and live links Prototype User Satisfaction Survey
Intent to implement has grown over time, from 219 to 261 to 318. Progress
Number of implementations per NO based on intent to implement from July 2012 Progress
Number of implementations per project based on intent to implement from July 2012 Progress
CF 1.1.1 Search Image BX, IT, PT, UK FICPI, MARQUES CF 1.2.10 CESTO BG, PL, PT, SK INTA CF 1.2.11 Common Gateway DK, ES, GR GGE, PL, RO, SE EFPIA CF 1.2.5 Quality Standards DK, ES, HU, PT ECTA, INTA CF 1.2.6 Forecasting DK, ES, HU, PL, PT, UK CF 1.2.7 Satisfaction Survey BG, DE, DK, ES, HU, GRUR, INTA CF 1.2.8 Designview CZ, DE, DK, ES, GR OBI, UK APRAM, ECTA CF 1.2.9 Similarity BG, DE, ES, GR GGE, HU, PL, PT, ECTA CF 2.14 FSP AT, FI, IE, MT, PL, LV, SK, UK CNIPA CF 3.20 E-Learning BG, ES, RO, SI, SK INTA, MARQUES CF 3.21 Call Centre CY, DE, DK, PL ECTA CF 4.22 Enforcement DB ES, HU, RO, UK, AIM, APRAM, BUSEUR, UNION CF 4.23 Counterfeiting Tool ES FR, IT, PT, UK ECTA, INTA 24 National Offices and 11 User Associations participate in the CF Project Working Groups.
Overview 2012 APRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOV DEC CF Working Group CF MB Change exercise Budget estimations with NOs Budget estimations 2013 OHIM BUDGETING DELIVERY: CF 1210CESTOTesting complete July CF 129SimilarityPublic module Sep. CF 114Seniority11 countries by Dec. CF 1211GatewayDeployment Nov. CF 111Search ImageAvailable in POs by Dec. CF 125QualityStandards adopted by 11 NOs Nov. CF 128DesignviewTesting complete, pilot live Dec. CF 112TMview integrationsAll offices integrated by Dec. CF 214FSPE-filing pilots live November ABBC Support to NOs Supporting Operations - SPRINT 4 - Smooth Go-Live Trainings, change management & content Monitoring finance & agreements CF communications and trade fair CF Agreements
EELV MT GR CY BGRO SI IE PLSK Overview CF DPMs (Deployed Project Managers) So far, DPMs are present in 10 National Offices. Their cost until the end of 2012 amounts to roughly 1,2 million euros. Recruitment of a Deployed Project Manager for the Romanian Office is currently in process.
A major undertaking According to current estimates, a significant amount of man days have been foreseen for the whole lifespan of the Cooperation Fund.
Testing and Go-Live Development Architecture, Design SRS Progress check of CF 2012 overview slide - Software development Go-Live 2012 - CESTO Similarity Seniority Gateway Search Image Quality TMview FSP E-Filing TM Finland Designview 25%50%75%100%25%50%75%100%25%50%75%100%25%50%75%100% E-Learning
Testing and Go-Live Development Architecture, Design SRS Progress check of CF 2012 overview slide - Software development Go-Live 2013 - Forecasting User Satisfaction Survey Common Call Centre Tool Enforcement Database Anti- Counterfeiting Tool 25%50%75%100%25%50%75%100%25%50%75%100%25%50%75%100% FSP E-Filing DS FSP Back-Office FSP Cancellation
100% 75% 50% 25% CESTO Similarity Seniority Gateway Search Image Quality TMview FSP Designview Progress - Other indicators- PT, HU, CZ, IE = 27% Remaining 7 NO by Dec. Sep: PL, EE, Oct: BG, MT, LT, Target 110 QS by Nov. DK(10), ES(7), PT(10), 7 NOs by Dec Nov: ES, PT, GR OBI, BG, 19 implementations so far, = 76% (excl. OHIM & WIPO) Sep: MT, Nov: AT, DE Remaining 3 by Dec. E-filing pilots (OHIM, FI) live Nov. Currently, no implementations possible 5 NOs by Dec Dec: BX, PT, DK, EE, MT Deployment Nov. in all offices Currently, no implementations possible Nov: BG, GR GGE, LV, PT, Currently, no implementations possible Available in DK, GR, PT 5 NOs by Nov HU(10),UK (7),FI (4),CZ (6) RO (Sep.), BG (Oct.), LV (Nov.), SI (Dec.) GR (8), CY (8), SI (7), LV (7), RO (Jul), EE, BX, SK SK
Implemented by end of 2012 1.1.1 SEARCH IMAGE 1.1.4 SENIORITY 1.2.10 CESTO 1.2.11 GATEWAY 1.2.5 QUALITY 1.2.7 SATISF SURVEY 1.2.8 DESIGNVIEW 1.2.9 SIMILARITY 2.14 FSP 3.20 E-LEARNING 1.1.2 TMVIEW 1.1.3 EUROCLASS Grand Total IMPLEMENTED AT 2012 20 BG 2012 70 BX2012 50 CY 2012 51 CZ 2012 31 DE 2012 30 DK2012 41 EE2012 50 ES 2012 31 FI 2012 31 FR 2012 30 GR 2012 61 GR OBI 2012 31 HU 2012 10 IE 2012 20 IT 2012 10 LT 2012 20 LV 2012 71 MT2012 50 PL 2012 30 PT2012 61 RO 2012 41 SE 2012 20 SI 2012 51 SK 2012 50 UK 2012 30 Total51222616109522729811
Group 4 - Anti-counterfeiting and piracy - Group 3 - Classification & Figurative Search - Group 5 - Harmonised access to CF tools - Group 1 - Examination / Registration - Group 2 - Knowledge & quality - What difference will all this make? 1.1.1 Search Image 1.1.2 TMview 1.1.3 Euroclass 1.1.4 Seniority 1.2.5 Quality Standards 1.2.7 User Satisfaction Survey 1.2.8 Designview 1.2.9 Similarity 1.2.10 CESTO 4.22 Enforcement Database 4.23 Counterfeiting Tool 2.14 E-filing 3.20 E-Learning 3.21 Call Centre Tool 1.2.11 Common Gateway 1.2.6 Forecasting Benefits Group 1 benefits for NOs Group 1 benefits for Users Improvement in quality in examination results and efficiency Increase in number of TM filings Reduction in number of calls, e-mails and complaints Reduction of training cost due to ongoing best practice exchange Improving tempo and quality of work at OSIM Reduction in refusals on Absolute Grounds and formalities Reduction in the number of oppositions Reduction in the number of cancellations Increase in number of TM filings (without intermediaries) Reduction of time spent for calls, e-mails and complaints