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Tuesday, 02.08.2016 European Inventor Award 2017 Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2017 are now open. The Award recognises outstanding inventors from around the world, from all technical fields and backgrounds. People from industry,...
Tuesday, 02.08.2016 Boosting the competitiveness of cultural and creative industries for jobs and growth A recent study conducted on behalf of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission shows that cultural and creative industries (CCIs), employing more...
Tuesday, 26.07.2016 Horizon 2020: Work Programme update The European Commission has just confirmed the calls and other actions of the second year of the two-year work programmes setting out funding opportunities for 2017 under Horizon 2020, the EU's...
Tuesday, 26.07.2016 Report on the economic cost of IPR infringement in spirits and wine sector The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has published a report presenting the results of the economic cost of IPR infringement in the spirits and wine sector. The report reveals that...
Wednesday, 20.07.2016 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin Issue (22) We are pleased to inform you that Issue 22 of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been published and is now available online. This Bulletin issue is largely dedicated to geographical indications...
Tuesday, 19.07.2016 EUROPOL and EUIPO together to launch the IPC3 The European Union’s law enforcement agency Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have joined forces to launch the Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition (...
Tuesday, 12.07.2016 Georgia joins TMview and DesignView As of 7 July 2016, the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (NIPCG) has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools. With the addition of more...
Tuesday, 12.07.2016 SOLVIT - Solutions to problems with EU rights in another EU country   Managed by the European Commission’s DG GROW, SOLVIT is a free-of-charge service provided by the national administration in each EU country and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The...
Tuesday, 12.07.2016 Report - Online Business Models Infringing Intellectual Property Rights The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, has just published a report on Online Business Models...
Tuesday, 12.07.2016 UK online copyright infringement down as people turn to streaming The Online Copyright Infringement Tracker, a new research commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), shows a fall in online infringement and steep rise in consumer use of streaming....
Tuesday, 05.07.2016 Albania joins TMview and DesignView As of 4 July 2016, the Albanian General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks (GDPT) has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools. The integration of...
Tuesday, 05.07.2016 A new intellectual property enforcement tool: ACRIS The EUIPO, in cooperation with the European Commission (DG Trade), has created an anti-counterfeiting tool to bring together in one database all data relating to cases of intellectual property...
Tuesday, 05.07.2016 A new edition of TECNIOspring PLUS ACCIÓ (the Catalan Agency for Business Competitiveness) will launch a new edition of the TECNIOspring PLUS programme in October 2016. TECNIOspring PLUS is a mobility programme co-funded by the...
Tuesday, 28.06.2016 WIPO joins Designview As of 20 June 2016, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has made its international design data available to the Designview search tool. The integration of almost 220.000 designs is a...
Monday, 27.06.2016 EuKTS Grandfathering Certification Programme The European Knowledge and Technology Transfer Society (EuKTS) has just launched its Grandfathering Certification Programme aiming at raising the standard and recognition of Knowledge Transfer...
Friday, 17.06.2016 Eight new geographical indications for Europe The European Commission has approved the registration of eight new product names from 5 EU countries as Geographical Indications (GIs). Registration as a GI gives wide protection to the registered...
Friday, 17.06.2016 Launch of the 5th Global Intellectual Property Index report Taylor Wessing, the UK-based international law firm, launched its 5th Global Intellectual Property Index (GIPI5), where different Intellectual Property (IP) regimes around the world have been...
Tuesday, 14.06.2016 New EU IPR Helpdesk office Brussels: On-site support on IP Management European IPR Helpdesk opens new office in Brussels First-line support on Intellectual Property Management Luxembourg / Brussels, 20 June 2016 – The European IPR Helpdesk is extending its...
Tuesday, 14.06.2016 Intellectual Property SME Scoreboard 2016 A new study commissioned by the European Union Intellectual property Office (EUIPO) examines in detail the use that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make of IPRs, why they do or do not...
Tuesday, 14.06.2016 Exceptional inventors have received European Inventor Award 2016 The European Patent Office (EPO) has presented the European Inventor Award 2016, a cerimony awarding each year outstanding inventors from Europe and around the world, who have made an exceptional...