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Tuesday, 22.04.2014 Report on ‘Standardisation in the Area of Innovation and Technological Development, Notably in the Field of Text and Data Mining’ Text and data mining (TDM) is an important technique for analysing and extracting new insights and knowledge from the exponentially increasing store of digital data (‘Big Data’). It is...
Tuesday, 22.04.2014 European Parliament paves the way for Europe-wide patent protection The European Parliament last week backed the Commission's proposal to complete the legal framework for a Europe-wide patent protection, updating existing EU rules on the jurisdiction of courts...
Tuesday, 22.04.2014 Trade Mark e-filing now available at the Irish Patents Office The Irish Patents Office is pleased to announce the launch of the new Trade Mark e-filing facility. This new development, which is available from 8 April 2014, will facilitate the filing of all trade...
Thursday, 17.04.2014 Patenting Strategy Booklet EBAN, the European Trade Association from Business Angels Seed Funds and other Early Stage Market Players, presents the “Patenting Strategy Booklet”.This booklet is aimed at anyone who...
Thursday, 17.04.2014 Italy joins DesignView The Italian Office has become the seventeenth EU national and regional IP office to become part of  DesignView, joining Portugal, Benelux, Estonia, Spain, Greece-OBI, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Latvia...
Thursday, 17.04.2014 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin issue (13) This Bulletin features an introduction on how the unitary patent and the Unified Patent Court will fill the gap in the European patent system that users inside and outside Europe have been unhappy...
Tuesday, 15.04.2014 A new ruling on copyright levies: DIGITALEUROPE’s position Last week the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgement bringing some clarity to the system of copyright levies in the European Union (ACI Adam case C-435/12), which is available here...
Tuesday, 15.04.2014 Innovation and intellectual property: a new research project of ICC Some months ago the International Chamber of Commerce launched  a research project aiming to contribute to a “better and more concrete understanding of the IP/innovation interface”.A...
Thursday, 10.04.2014 Raise awareness on IP in the biotech sector “Biotechnology in Europe: The Tax, Finance and Regulatory Framework and Global Policy Comparison” is a joint report by Ernst & Young and EuropaBio. The reports examines what the...
Tuesday, 08.04.2014 European Commission reaction to ICANN/NGPC decision on wine domain names The European Commission welcomes the decision by ICANN's new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Program Committee (“NGPC”) to put on hold the applications for .wine and .vin and its...
Thursday, 03.04.2014 Denmark joins the Harmonised Database The Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) has joined the Harmonised Database of Goods and Services on 1 April.With more than 60,000 terms shared by the participating offices, the Harmonised...
Wednesday, 02.04.2014 IP management in Horizon 2020: at the grant preparation stage We are pleased to inform you that the European IPR Helpdesk has prepared a new fact sheet to give guidance on the central Intelelctual Property (IP) issues which consortia need to consider during the...
Monday, 31.03.2014 IP Webinar Series continues on Monday, 7 April IP Webinar Series continues on Monday, 7 April at 10:30 am (CET)Following exceedingly high demand, and a highly successful launch of the first three courses of the Webinar Series in March, the...
Thursday, 27.03.2014 A new study on patents and standards Standardization and intellectual property rights are key contributors to industrial innovation and industrial competitiveness. On the one side, standards ensure rapid diffusion of technologies and...
Thursday, 27.03.2014 Romania joins DesignView The registered designs data of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania (OSIM) has been integrated into the DesignView database, raising the number of designs available in this...
Tuesday, 25.03.2014 DESCA 2020 - Consortium Agreement model available now DESCA, the most widespread model Consortium Agreement in the 7th Framework Programme, has been updated for Horizon 2020.DESCA is a simple and comprehensive model, stripped of all unnecessary...
Thursday, 20.03.2014 eLearning course on customs enforcement of IPR This eLearning course has been developed under the Customs 2013 Programme to fill the knowledge gap appearing with the new EU Regulation (No 608/2013, see page 15) on customs enforcement of...
Thursday, 13.03.2014 European IPR Helpdesk Webinar: IP in EU-funded Projects - Monday, 17 March 2014 A quick reminder for you of the second interactive online course of 2014 “IP in EU-funded Projects”, to be held next Monday, March 17.You can register here until...
Tuesday, 11.03.2014 Launch of survey on protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights outside the EU The EU Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights has launched a survey among EU businesses and EU IP professionals who have an interest in the protection and enforcement of...
Tuesday, 11.03.2014 Patent filings at the European Patent Office: a new record Last year patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 2.8%, which is a new record. According to the EPO President Benoît Battistelli, "this is proof that companies from around the...

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