As of 09 November 2020, the Industrial Property Office of the Business Development Agency of the Principality of Monaco (MCIPO) is part of DESIGNclass. From this day, MCIPO will use and accept the list of terms from the harmonised database of product indications (HDBPI) in DESIGNclass.
Following the decision of MCIPO to use HDBPI, there are now thirteen (13) non-EU IP offices in DESIGNclass that use and accept terms from this harmonised database. The last addition of MCIPO in DESIGNclass brings the total number of participating IP offices to 40.
DESIGNclass offers users the opportunity to search and translate product indications in 28 languages.
The adoption of HDBPI by MCIPO is concrete results of the International Cooperation programme managed by the EUIPO, in collaboration with the Prince's government of Monaco.