Trade marks from the Irish Patents Office have now been added to the TMview search tool which provides free access to trade mark applications and registrations from a number of leading trade mark offices.
This last expansion brings the total number of offices which have made their trade mark data available to TMview to 25. Besides Ireland these are: Austria, Bulgaria, Benelux, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, WIPO and OHIM.
With the addition of more than 153000 Irish trade marks, TMview now provides access to almost 9,7m trade marks in total.
Since TMview went live on 13 April 2010 it has welcomed more than 980.000 visitors from 185 different countries, with users from Spain, Germany and Italy among the most frequent visitors.
You can find out more at www.tmview.europa.eu