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European Parliament and EU Council back European Commission trade mark reform package

Brussels, 21 April 2015 After two years of inter-institutional discussions, the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council have reached today in so-called "trilogue discussions" provisional political agreement on the trade mark reform ... read more

The Commission approves two new Protected Geographical Indications and one new Protected Designation of Origin

The Commission has approved the addition of three new products to the register of Protected Geographical Indications (PGIs) and Protected Designation of Origin (PDOs). These are, for Austria, 'Pöllauer Hirschbirne’ (PDO), a perry pear ... read more

Commission announces 12 winners of 2015 European Union Prize for Literature

Today, the Commission is announcing the winners of the 2015 European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) at the London Book Fair. The prize recognises the best new and emerging authors in Europe and is open to countries participating in Creative Europe, ... read more