Warning! Misleading payment requests!

Dear English speaking readers!

I kindly inform you that several IP owner has received misleading mails appear to be official from certain companies requesting payment for IP services. These mails appear to be official invoices in connection with patent, trademark or design applications. Please note that the companies actually offer an entry into a non official database as a service.

These services are not connected and have no legal effect with any official trade mark, patent, or design registration services provided by the Hungarian Patent Office, World Intellectual Property Organization, Office for Harmonization on the Internal Market or European Patent Office, there is no obligation to pay!

If you have any doubt please visit the following websites:

The warning of WIPO
click here

The warning of OHIM click here

The warning of EPO click here

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