Liechtenstein joins TMview search tool

search toolThe TMview search tool now contains trade mark data provided by the Bureau of Intellectual Property within the Office of Economic Affairs of the Principality of Liechtenstein (AVW).

With AVW on board of TMview, the tool now contains data from 71 participating offices.

With the addition of more than 7,500 trade marks from AVW, TMview provides information and access to almost 55.1 million trade marks in total.

Since the introduction of TMview on 13 April 2010, the tool has served more than 62.5 million searches from 169 different countries, with Spain, China and Germany among the most frequent users.

Users of TMview can:
· Check the availability of their idea for a trade mark name.
· Find out the goods and services protected by their competitors’ trade marks.
· Receive updates on selected trade marks for: Change of status, change of name and end of opposition period.

The integration of AVW is a concrete result of the International Cooperation programme managed by EUIPO in collaboration with its international partners.

Source: EUIPO