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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 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...
Tuesday, 16.09.2014 Public consultation on the Small Business Act The aim of this public consultation is to gather feedback and ideas on how the Small Business Act for Europe should be revised to continue a strong European policy to support Small and Medium-sized...
Tuesday, 16.09.2014 An inventory of Europe's industrial assets for growth This is a call for tender aiming at selecting a service provider for the creation of an inventory of Europe's industrial assets for growth. This contract should help identify what and where the...
Wednesday, 10.09.2014 ICC IP research paper on trade secrets The contribution of trade secrets to knowledge diffusion and collaborative innovation is the focus of the latest intellectual property research paper from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)....
Tuesday, 09.09.2014 Two new sample case answers from our Helpline We are pleased to inform you that two new sample case answers have been published on our website. These anonymous sample case answers are based on regular enquiries that the Helpline has dealt with....
Tuesday, 09.09.2014 EUCAR publishes a model consortium agreement for H2020 The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR), as the European body for collaborative automotive and road transport R&D, has recently published a new model consortium agreement.This model...
Thursday, 04.09.2014 ICC IP Roadmap 2014 This International Chamber of Commerce’s flagship intellectual property (IP) publication provides businesses and policymakers with a comprehensive and concise overview of key intellectual...
Tuesday, 02.09.2014 Trade marks reform: agreement on Council common position At the end of July the Committee of Permanent Representatives agreed on a common position of the Council of the European Union for the modernisation of the EU trade mark system. It mandated the...
Tuesday, 02.09.2014 New OECD paper on trade secrets The OECD has published a new paper on trade secrets: "Uncovering Trade Secrets - An Empirical Assessment of Economic Implications of Protection for Undisclosed Data".This paper finds that...
Thursday, 21.08.2014 Intellectual Property considerations for business websites A growing number of European SMEs are going online, by launching and maintaining business websites, often even providing their clients with the possibility to buy products online. As a central...
Thursday, 21.08.2014 Confidentiality considerations during project preparation To enable more efficient administration in setting up a Horizon 2020 proposal, a consortium has agreed to make use of cloud server software, where all partners could easily keep in contact with each...
Tuesday, 19.08.2014 Competitive advantages achieved through design protection CaseWe are an SME from Italy and we will soon launch a collection of jewellery to be commercialised in several EU countries and outside Europe. The jewellery collection is created by invited artists...
Thursday, 14.08.2014 Protecting Intellectual Property Rights: Customs authorities detain nearly 36 million fake goods at EU borders in 2013 Every year, the European Commission publishes a report describing the customs detention of articles suspected of infringing intellectual property rights. Last month the European Commission published...
Thursday, 24.07.2014 EC publishes the report on the responses to Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules The European Commission (EC) has published the report on the responses to Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules.The public consultation has generated broad interest with more...
Thursday, 24.07.2014 European SME Week 2014 Coordinated by the European Commission, this campaign promotes enterprise across Europe in line with the Small Business Act for Europe with the aim to:provide information on what the EU and...
Tuesday, 22.07.2014 Global Innovation Index 2014: The Human Factor in Innovation The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in collaboration with Cornell University and the Business School INSEAD, has just published the seventh edition of the Global Innovation Index (...
Thursday, 17.07.2014 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin issue (14) This summer issue of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin firstly presents an easy-to-use map of different free-of-charge initiatives available to assist SMEs with intellectual property related matters...

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