Accelerated procedure for registering trade marks introduced in Estonia
As of 12 October 2020, the Estonian Patent Office allows filing of trade mark applications pursuant to the new accelerated procedure, provided they fit the relevant criteria.
Estonian Patent Office publishes guidelines for processing patent applications
On 1 September, the Estonian Patent Office published guidelines for the processing of patent applications and patents.
The Estonian Patent Office now open to visitors
As of 1 June 2020, the Estonian Patent Office returned to its regular office hours and is open to visitors. The Office was closed to the public during the emergency situation declared in March due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.