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Tuesday, 21.10.2014 Collecting Societies Handbook (2014) The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in collaboration with Baker & McKenzie has published the Collecting Societies Handbook (2014), an online guide to collective licensing around...
Thursday, 16.10.2014 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin issue (15) With this issue, we arrive at the last Bulletin of 2014 and in this issue we continue presenting the new model consortium agreements for Horizon 2020.For those researchers involved or willing to be...
Thursday, 16.10.2014 Patents and Standards: A modern framework for standardisation involving intellectual property rights The European Commission has launched a new consultation on the interplay between standardisation and intellectual property rights (IPR) such as patents.The purpose of the present consultation is to...
Thursday, 16.10.2014 IP relevance in the SME Instrument Selected highly innovative, ambitious and passionate small- or medium-sized enterprises (SME) with global ambitions are given the unique opportunity to receive excellent business resources and...
Tuesday, 14.10.2014 Intellectual property considerations for medical devices Medical devices have become increasingly important in society given their impact on the health sector and also in the economy.According to the European Commission, in 2007 the medical device and...
Tuesday, 14.10.2014 UK IP Crime annual report On Friday 10th October, the UK IP Crime Group published its annual report.  This year’s report highlights current and emerging threats surrounding counterfeiting and piracy, including...
Thursday, 09.10.2014 The SPB has introduced a new trademarks and designs e-filing system From the 30th of September 2014, the submission of the trademarks and designs applications and other related documents can be filed through the newly amendment electronic system of the State Patent...
Thursday, 09.10.2014 Business Skills for Successful Entrepreneurship To encourage better understanding and management of IP, Ideas Matter has issued a brochure as a compilation of the best online training and information resources available to start-up companies and...
Tuesday, 07.10.2014 Commercialisation of IP - Virtual classroom lessons This series of four one-hour virtual classroom lessons covers topics from ip4inno training modules which have been specifically designed to equip companies, business advisors, TTOs and others with an...
Tuesday, 07.10.2014 Publication of the lists of Community trade mark and design courts Would you like to know which are the competent Community trade mark and design courts in each EU Member State? Check this list published by the European Commission.Comment on this article on our...
Thursday, 02.10.2014 EPO launch of new online filing tool Continuing to improve the quality of services to its users by establishing a one-stop shop for applicants, the European Patent Office (EPO) has launched a new system for the online filing of patent...
Tuesday, 30.09.2014 Defending and enforcing IP Starting from an overall understanding of the relevance of IP “from the idea to the market”, the aim of this new fact sheet is to point out that in order to enforce IP rights it is vital...
Wednesday, 24.09.2014 WIPO Pearl launched, a Free Multilingual Terminology Database The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched a new database providing free access to a wealth of multilingual scientific and technical terminology.Through its web-based interface...
Tuesday, 23.09.2014 WIPO Director General outlines second mandate priorities The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Director General Francis Gurry pledged on Monday to continue to build on the successes achieved over the past six years in the Organization’s...
Thursday, 18.09.2014 EPO Patent Information News issue 3/2014 is available online Patent Information News is a quarterly publication that informs European patent information users of new developments in the area. It covers legal status data, bibliographic data, raw data, tips on...
Wednesday, 17.09.2014 IP Training: Impact and Innovation in H2020 - DG RTD Brussels Dear participants,thank you very much for taking part in our IP Training "Impact and Innovation in H2020" at DG Research and Innovation in Brussels.Please find here below all provided...
Wednesday, 17.09.2014 Presentations of the IP workshop in Oxford: ”From invention to innovation” - Strategies for successful exploitation of Horizon 2020 results. 11th and 12th of September 2014 Dear participant,please find here all presentations of our large IP Training: ”From invention to innovation” - Strategies for successful exploitation of Horizon 2020 results. 11th and...
Wednesday, 17.09.2014 Proper intellectual property management for derivative software creation - the case of licensing interoperability issues Licences are an essential means for managing the distribution and market recognition of software. As the legal transposition of a market strategy for the licensor, licences create frameworks...
Wednesday, 17.09.2014 Open Access in the European Research Area: FP7 and Horizon 2020 Open access can be defined as the practice of providing on-line access to scientific information that is free of charge to the end-user. In the context of R&D, “scientific information...
Wednesday, 17.09.2014 IP valuation methods in practice Intellectual Property (IP), protected by rights such as patents, trademarks and registered designs has the potential to create economic benefits. As with more tangible assets, realising the benefits...

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