IP Management and Digitisation

Due to digitisation, Industry 4.0 and artificial intelligence, the economic competitiveness of companies depends more and more on the generation and exploitation of their IP. Learn more about IP Management and digitisation in this new Special.

World IP Day 2020

26 April is World IP Day! Check out our Special featuring a short clip, a brand-new fact sheet on valorisation policies by the European Commission and some of our material related to this year's theme "Innovate for a Green Future". Happy #WorldIPDay everyone, celebrate with us!

IP in the Videogames Industry

In the IP-intensive videogames industry, developing a proactive IP strategy is essential to the success of the development enterprise. This Special contains an animated short clip, an article and an infographic outlining the different applicable IP rights.

IP in the Field of Renewable Energies

Renewable energies are increasingly displacing fossil fuels and it is no surprise they attract innovative businesses and technologies. This Special contains a set of useful material focusing on IP considerations in the green energy sector.

Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have turned science fiction into reality quite a while ago. But how will these new innovations impact the intellectual property world? Our latest IP Special features two articles and a webinar on the topic - have a read!

Copyright and Cultural Heritage

Watch our animated clip to get started! Moreover, the package contains an article focusing on the topic and a fact sheet on the new EU Copyright Directive. Last, but not least, there will be a webinar on Tourism and Cultural Heritage on 27 November 2019!

Intellectual Property Licensing

This package on IP Licensing includes an animated clip introducing you to the topic, infographics on the key ingredients of a licence and a case study focusing on the licensing strategy of the German clean-tech SME Orcan Energy.

Blockchain and IP

Blockchain has for too long been associated solely with the digital currency Bitcoin. But what is Blockchain technology?  And what’s the impact of Blockchain technology on Intellectual Property and the protection of it? Find out what top experts in the field have to say to this.

Increasing the Impact of Horizon 2020 Projects

Bringing research and its outcomes to the attention of multiple audiences helps boost the impact of R&I projects. Communication, dissemination and exploitation - including IP management - are thus key to every successful H2020 project.

Freedom to Operate in Horizon 2020

Freedom to Operate in the context of Horizon 2020: This IP Special features an article on the topic, an interview with Dr Edelbert Häfele, Chief Executive Officer of PATEV, and a webinar on November 14, 2018. Make sure to register in time!

Intellectual Property as a Business Asset

What strategies can help businesses to assure that intellectual property is a profitable investment? This IP Special contains a guest article and an interview, as well as a webinar recommendation for practical support.

IP Special: Geographical Indications (GIs)

What's in a name? - Parma Ham, Roquefort, Cognac or Porto aren't called like that by chance. Their names reflect and evoke qualities and reputation strictly linked to their geographical origin. Find out more in our IP Special on GIs.

Country Special: Intellectual Property in Romania

Romania in the spotlight: With infographics, an SME case study and an interview with our Romanian Helpdesk ambassador Prof. Alexandru Marin, this IP Country Special will give you some insights into the Romanian IP and innovation landscape.

Country Special: Intellectual Property in Croatia

A tribute to European diversity:With infographics, a new SME case study and an interview with our local Helpdesk ambassadors, our first IP Country Special will give you some insights into the Croatian IP and innovation landscape.

IP Management in Design

As international competition grows, businesses seek to protect their designs at national or international level. Design registers provide useful information on market tendencies and competitors' activities. This IP Special contains useful tools, a factsheet and a success story.

IP in Biotechnology

Patents, trademarks and monopoly rights needed: Due to a longer gap between technological advances and their return on investment, biotechnological research and development projects depend on smart IPR strategies.