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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...
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 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, 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, 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...
Tuesday, 14.01.2014 National law relating to the EPC With its "National law relating to the EPC" booklet, the European Patent Office aims to provide European patent applicants and proprietors, and all others concerned with the European patent...
Thursday, 09.01.2014 Three new IP Offices join Designview The registered designs data of the Czech Intellectual Property Office (IPO CZ), the Lithuania State Patent Bureau (SPB) and the Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV) have been integrated into...
Wednesday, 08.01.2014 The German Patent and Trade Mark Office allows online inspection of patent and utility model files As of January 2014, electronic file inspection of patent and utility model files is possible at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA).From now on, parts of files can also be inspected online...
Friday, 20.12.2013 Copyright management and Creative Commons in FP7 The Creative Commons initiative is not incompatible with copyright and on the contrary is based on the existence of copyright protection, since it allows the work to be licensed to others interested...
Friday, 20.12.2013 Russia and the USA join TMview As of 18 December 2013, the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of Russia (Rospatent) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have made their trade mark data available to the...
Thursday, 19.12.2013 European Commission proposal to pave way for unitary patent backed by Ministers Justice Ministers have reached agreement on a European Commission proposal to complete the legal framework for Europe-wide patent protection. The proposal will update EU rules on the jurisdiction of...
Thursday, 19.12.2013 Commercialising Intellectual Property: Franchising This fact sheet, as a part of the series on “Commercialising IP”, deals with franchising. According to the statistics of the European Franchise Federation, in 2009 the EU-17 Member States...
Tuesday, 17.12.2013 Open Access in Horizon 2020 To help potential participants in Horizon 2020, the European Commission has published a fact sheet dedicated to open access in Horizon 2020. In particular, the following questions are covered in this...
Tuesday, 17.12.2013 European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani discusses the European campaign against counterfeit products Counterfeit products are a threat to European citizens and the European economy, not only because their fraudulent business model puts thousands of jobs at risks, but also because their quality...

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