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Thursday, 27.02.2014 New rules make it easier to confiscate counterfeited assets across the EU Rules to make it easier for national authorities to freeze and confiscate crooks' assets across the EU were approved by Parliament on Tuesday, February 25.The draft law requires member states to...
Tuesday, 25.02.2014 IP Management in Horizon 2020: at the proposal stage Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s (EU) new framework programme for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020. As the successor to the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), Horizon 2020...
Tuesday, 25.02.2014 Council adopts directive on copyright and access to online music Last week the Council adopted a new directive that “aims to improve management of copyright and cross-border licensing of online music. Instead of having to obtain a copyright license in every...
Wednesday, 19.02.2014 European IPR Helpdesk kicks off webinar series with three courses in March The European IPR Helpdesk training team is plaesed to announce the official kick-off of this year's series of webinars with three web-based training courses in March:Monday, 10 March 2014:...
Wednesday, 19.02.2014 CeBIT: Meet the EU IPR Helpdesk team at Hanover From 10 to 14 March 2014, the information and communication technology (ICT) fair CeBIT in Hanover, Germany will be once again the "place to be" for IT specialists, innovators,...
Monday, 17.02.2014 The Republic of Korea joins TMview As of 12 February 2014, the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool. With this last extension, TMview now provides information on...
Thursday, 13.02.2014 MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk - Training plan and strategy As we already announced in our last newsletter, the MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk has been officially launched.In order to develop a tailored training plan and strategy addressed to European SMEs and...
Tuesday, 11.02.2014 Managing IP for your business in the MERCOSUR and Chile The MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk is an initiative co-funded by the European Commission, which aims to support European Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to protect and enforce their Intellectual...
Tuesday, 11.02.2014 IP Marketplace IP Marketplace is managed by the Danish Patent and Trademark Office and is an online display window where you can look for trading partners and other kinds of partnership. IP Marketplace is free of...
Tuesday, 11.02.2014 IP Key’s EU-China Utility Model Systems Questionnaire Exchange The “IP Key” project is the European Commission’s financial vehicle for the EU-China New Intellectual Property Cooperation, an agreement between the EU and China. IP Key is a three-...
Thursday, 06.02.2014 Joint paper from BUSINESSEUROPE, AIM, ECTA, ICC-BASCAP, INTA and MARQUES: European trade mark package BUSINESSEUROPE, AIM, ECTA, ICC-BASCAP, INTA and MARQUES, business associations representing most users of the European trade mark systems, has published a joint paper on the European Trade Mark...
Thursday, 06.02.2014 Copyright: cross-border licences for online music services This week the European Parliament approved new rules on music copyright with the goal of making it easier “for online providers to get licences to stream music in more than one EU country...
Thursday, 06.02.2014 WIPO’s guide on secrets of IP for small and medium-sized exporters is now available also in Turkish Some years ago the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published  a guide on Intellectual Property for small and medium-sized exporters. This guide was available in English, French...
Thursday, 30.01.2014 Press Release European IPR Helpdesk Activities 2014 The European IPR Helpdesk team is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to run the service also in 2014. Please find here below the full press release. 
Wednesday, 29.01.2014 Exploitation channels for public research results We are pleased to inform you that the European IPR Helpdesk has released a new fact sheet on the "Exploitation channels for public research results".This fact sheet has the aim to present...
Thursday, 23.01.2014 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin issue (12) We are pleased to inform you that a new issue of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been released and is now available on-line.This Bulletin issue is the first of a series of four to be published...
Thursday, 23.01.2014 Safe to be Open: a legal study on open access for research data OpenAIRE, an EU project whose aim is to support the implementation of Open Access in Europe, has recently released a study examining the legal requirements for different kinds of usage of research...
Tuesday, 21.01.2014 E-learning courses on commercialising research in the health sector Three new free-of-charge e-learning courses designed to teach health researchers how to commercialise their findings have been developed through the EU-funded HEALTH-2-MARKET project. The premise of...
Tuesday, 21.01.2014 New peak at the European Patent Office The European Patent Office (EPO) received more than 265,000 patent filings in 2013. This is a 2.8% increase over 2012 (257,700 filings), and a new all-time high. Last year, after a high-quality...
Thursday, 16.01.2014 Horizon 2020 national launch events and thematic events This is a handy, one-page overview of all the national launch events and thematic events related to Horizon 2020, from 1 January - 17 March 2014, in various locations in Europe. The "summary of...

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