Log in


The blog for design law, in Europe and worldwide. This weblog is written by a team of design experts and fans. To contribute, or join us, or for any other reason, email class99@marques.org.

Want to receive Class 99 by email?
Click here subscribe for free.

Who we all are...
Blog Administrator
David Musker
Henning Hartwig
Hidde Koenraad
Krystian Maciaszek
Peter Gustav Olson
DesignEuropa Awards 2024 update

There are less than two weeks left to submit applications for the fifth edition of the DesignEuropa Awards: the deadline is 15 March 2024.

The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at a ceremony in Riga, Latvia later this year in the following categories: The Industry Award, The Entrepreneurs and Small Companies Award, The Lifetime Achievement Award and The Next Generation Design Award (new category).

EUIPO recently announced the composition of the jury who will select the finalists and winners of all the categories. They are:

  • Lorenzo Imbesi President, The Global Association of Art and Design Education and Research (Cumulus). Chairperson.
  • Agris Batalauskis Director, Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia
  • Ajda Bertok Designer and Co-founder, Remigo, winner in the "small and emerging companies" category of the DesignEuropa Awards 2023
  • Michal Bonikowski Industrial Designer, finalist in the "small and emerging companies" category of the DesignEuropa Awards 2021
  • António Campinos President, European Patent Office
  • Raffaella Mangiarotti Designer and Co-founder, Deepdesign, winner in the "industry" category of the DesignEuropa Awards 2023
  • Christina Melander President, Bureau of European Design Associations
  • Hiroshi Okutomi Head, Hague Legal Affairs Section, The Hague Registry, World Intellectual Property Organization
  • David Stone Global Head of Intellectual Property, Allen & Overy
  • Päivi Tahkokallio Founder, Tahkokallio Design+, Chairperson of DesignEuropa 2021 Jury
  • Isabelle Vérilhac Founder, Design With Isabelle, Chairperson of DesignEuropa 2023 Jury
  • Charlotte von der Lancken, Founder and Designer, CVDLAB

Find out more about the jury members and the DesignEuropa Awards on the dedicated page on EUIPO’s website.

Posted by: Blog Administrator @ 16.51
Tags: DesignEuropa, Riga, EUIPO,
Perm-A-Link: https://www.marques.org/blogs/class99?XID=BHA984

MARQUES does not guarantee the accuracy of the information in this blog. The views are those of the individual contributors and do not necessarily reflect those of MARQUES. Seek professional advice before action on any information included here.

The Class 99 Archive








+44 (0)116 2747355

9 Cartwright Court, Cartwright Way
Bardon, Leicestershire
LE67 1UE


Ingrid de Groot
Internal Relations Officer
Alessandra Romeo
External Relations Officer
James Nurton
Newsletter Editor
Robert Harrison

Signup for our blogs.
Headlines delivered to your inbox