As of 24 November 2014, the Icelandic Patent Office has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool. The integration of ELS - IPO is a concrete result of the International Cooperation programme managed by OHIM in collaboration with its international partnersThis last extension brings the total number of offices participating in TMview to 37 and with the addition of more than 47000 Icelandic trade marks, TMview now provides information and access to almost 24,6 million trade marks in total.Lesa meira
SIPO and the Icelandic Patent Office signed an MoU in June on the piloting of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH). The PPH pilot programme takes effect 1 July 2014 for a period of two years, with the possibility of extension for another two years.
The pilot programme includes a two-way national PPH route and a one-way PCT-PPH route, namely, for Chinese applicants filing in Iceland.Lesa meira