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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...
Tuesday, 14.06.2016 ICC Report: Adjudicating Intellectual Property Disputes The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a ground-breaking report on the adjudication of intellectual property cases worldwide, providing a snapshot of the structures and practices...
Friday, 10.06.2016 European IPR Helpdesk provides first on-site Helpline hours in Brussels The European IPR Helpdesk is extending its service offer by providing on-site helpline hours in Brussels. For the first time, the IP advisors of the Helpline will also be available on the spot to...
Friday, 10.06.2016 Anti-Counterfeiting Platform wins Global Award Awardwinning anti-counterfeiting technology: On June 8, the winners of the 18th annual Global Anti-Counterfeiting Awards, sponsored by Managing Intellectual Property and the Global Anti-...
Tuesday, 07.06.2016 eSearch Case Law: publication of the list of keywords and online training eSearch Case Law is a tool developed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) allowing users to search for decisions and judgments of the General Court, the Court of Justice and the...
Wednesday, 01.06.2016 IP Audit: Uncovering the potential of your business Without any doubt, for today’s businesses one of the very first steps for being successful in the global business arena is to be aware of their intellectual assets. Nevertheless, because of the non-...
Tuesday, 31.05.2016 The European IPR Helpdesk values your input! Being a service initiative funded by the European Union, the European IPR Helpdesk provides free-of-charge and first-line IP support to European small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). In order to...
Tuesday, 31.05.2016 Albania and Georgia have joined TMclass As of 30 May 2016, the Albanian General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks (GDPT) and the Georgian National Intellectual Property Center (SAKPATENTI) join TMclass. These latest additions bring...
Tuesday, 24.05.2016 The economic cost of IPR infringement in the recorded music industry The European Union Intellectual Property Office has just released a report on the economic costs of IP rights infringement in the recorded music sector. The main finding of the study is that in 2014...
Tuesday, 17.05.2016 New WIPO web pages on IP policies for universities and research institutions The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has enhanced its work to support universities and research institutions in disseminating the knowledge which they generate and created new web...
Tuesday, 17.05.2016 European Patent Office survey report on patent filings Annually, the European Patent Office (EPO) launches a survey for medium term estimation of patent filing figures, not only for forecasting the number of applications but also to uncover the processes...
Friday, 13.05.2016 Paving the way to success by building up an IP strategy for an academic start-up Sometimes, it is not always very easy to put inventions into practice, albeit the invention itself is highly valuable, as it might be challenging to exploit the IP assets without receiving any...
Tuesday, 10.05.2016 How to get a European Patent - Guide for Applicants The European Patent Office (EPO) has just published the updated 16th edition of “How to get a European Patent – Guide for Applicants”. The "Guide for applicants" has been designed to provide...
Tuesday, 10.05.2016 The European IPR Helpdesk on TV! The European IPR Heplpdesk recently participated in the Copy Talks event organised on April 26th 2016 by the Flemish Agency for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Europe Network and...