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Tuesday, 29.11.2016 The second monitoring report on Horizon 2020 The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation has published the second monitoring report on the activities, results and impacts of the Horizon 2020 funding programme. The...
Tuesday, 29.11.2016 UK to proceed with the preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement The UK Minister of State for Intellectual Property, Baroness Neville Rolfe, has confirmed that the UK will continue with preparations for ratification over the coming months to bring the Unified...
Monday, 28.11.2016 Boosting the start-ups in Europe: The Commission’s Start-up and Scale-up Initiative The European Commission has released a communication to foster European start-ups and scale-ups to make them become Europe’s next leaders. The Commission's “Start-up and Scale-up Initiative” brings...
Tuesday, 22.11.2016 On-site Helpline Hours in Brussels in December European IPR Helpdesk welcomes you to the "Helpline Hours" in Brussels First-line support on Intellectual Property Management Once again, we are looking forward to meeting you in our...
Tuesday, 22.11.2016 JRC study on Patent Assertion Entities in Europe Patent assertion is known as enforcement of a patent providing effective patent monetisation options for the patent owners from licensing activities. It has become a common practice in shaping the...
Tuesday, 15.11.2016 Commission notice on certain articles of the Biotech Directive The European Commission has recently adopted a notice clarifying certain articles of Directive 98/44 on the protection of biotechnical inventions. The Directive focuses on patenting in the biotech...
Tuesday, 08.11.2016 EuKTS certification for knowledge transfer professionals The European Knowledge and Technology Transfer Society (EuKTS) has launched its certification programme aiming to raise the standard and recognition of knowledge transfer professionals throughout...
Tuesday, 08.11.2016 WIPO develops cutting-edge translation tool for patent documents World Intellectual Property Organization’s WIPO Translate tool now incorporates a ground-breaking neural machine translation technology which allows the rendering of highly technical patent documents...
Tuesday, 25.10.2016 IPR-intensive industries and economic performance in the European Union A new study carried out by the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights and the European Patent Office provide an updated assessment of the contribution to the economies...
Thursday, 20.10.2016 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin Issue (23) We are pleased to inform you that Issue 23 of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been published and is now available online. This Bulletin issue is largely dedicated to patents as competitive...
Tuesday, 18.10.2016 The DesignEuropa Awards finalists announced The finalists of the first DesignEuropa Awards were revealed yesterday by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) for the Industry and Small and Emerging Companies categories. ...
Wednesday, 12.10.2016 New Animated Clip on IP in Horizon 2020 The new animated clip published by the European IPR Helpdesk sheds light on the importance of smart Intellectual Property (IP) management in Horizon 2020. Moreover, it outlines how the services of...
Wednesday, 12.10.2016 Lambrusco: protecting and enforcing a GI for wine products Like most unique food and wine products whose quality and reputation are strictly linked to their geographical origin, Lambrusco, maybe the most famous sparkling red wine in the world, is protected...
Tuesday, 11.10.2016 EPO Survey - The use of information in the Innovation process The European Patent Office (EPO) is conducting a Pan-European survey in order to understand what kind of information supports an organization’s innovation process. Are you part of the innovation...
Wednesday, 05.10.2016 Now available: Exhibitor List for REinEU2016 Conference Bratislava An international conference completely dedicated to excellence in European science: The REinEU2016 taking place in Bratislava from 26th to 28th October 2016 is one of the largest events during the...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 agorateka: Find creative content legally online in your country! agorateka is a new online portal that helps consumers find legal digital content, such as music, films and TV, e-books and video games, from various European Union countries. This Pan-European...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 The economic cost of IPR infringement in the pharmaceutical sector The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has published a report on the IPR infringement in the pharmaceutical industry. This report shows that the legitimate industry loses...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 IP Crime Report 2015/2016 The United kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has recently published the IP Crime Report 2015/2016. The report highlights the current and emerging threats surrounding counterfeiting and...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 Nominate outstanding inventors for the European Inventor Award by 12 October The 11th annual European Inventor Award, organised by the European Patent Office (EPO) in Lisbon last June, was a wonderful celebration of innovation. This short film summarises the emotion of the...
Tuesday, 27.09.2016 The European Commission’s proposals on the modernisation of EU copyright rules As a part of the Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Commission has proposed modern EU copyright rules for European culture to flourish and circulate. The new proposals are believed to...