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Tuesday, 28.05.2013 EU IPR Helpdesk Webinars in June Two more EU IPR Helpdesk webinars in June!The EU IPR Helpdesk team continues its series of webinars with two additional courses in June. On the training agenda this time: 1) How to deal with IP in...
Tuesday, 28.05.2013 European patents and the grant procedure If you want to know more about European patents, the grant procedure and tips on what to consider before filing an application, then do check the latest publication of the European Patent Office (EPO...
Thursday, 23.05.2013 Does the Patent Cooperation Treaty work? The European ICT Poles of Excellence (EIPE) research project at the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies is investigating the issues of growth, jobs and innovation, which have become main...
Thursday, 23.05.2013 Nearly 2 million patent applications filed at the five largest IP offices in 2012 Some 1.98 million patent applications were filed at the world's five largest patent offices last year, according to preliminary data just released by the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan...
Thursday, 16.05.2013 Webinar: patent portfolio management with Ipscore This online training is focused on patent portfolio management with Ipscore. In this training course the trainer also highlights the different valuation methods.This training is free of charge and...
Tuesday, 14.05.2013 IP Tradeportal The Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) has developed a portal with the purpose of helping businesses better exploit their knowledge by trading their intellectual property (IP) rights. On the...
Tuesday, 07.05.2013 Commercialising Intellectual Property: Spin-offs “Commercialising IP” is a series of fact sheets aiming to provide an introduction to the forms of commercialisation that can be useful for a less advanced public likely to be involved in...
Thursday, 02.05.2013 Commercialising Intellectual Property: Licence Agreements We are pleased to inform you that the European IPR Helpdesk has produced a new fact sheet dealing with commercial licence agreements.This booklet is a follow-up to the “Commercialising IP...
Thursday, 02.05.2013 China’s efforts to fight copyright infringement In January this year Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Qishan called for more efforts to fight copyright infringement and counterfeit products. Following a campaign against online piracy the authorities...
Thursday, 25.04.2013 EU IPR Helpdesk Webinars in May Join the EU IPR Helpdesk webinars in May!Interested in learning more about licensing, including negotiation tips and legal traps? Or would you like to deepen your knowledge of Technology Transfer?...
Thursday, 18.04.2013 The CJ dismissed the Spain and Italy actions against the enhanced cooperation for the unitary patent In 2011, Spain and Italy brought actions before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJ) claiming that the Council of the European Union, by authorising the enhanced cooperation procedure,...
Monday, 15.04.2013 World IP day: let’s celebrate! The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) members have designated April 26 as the World Intellectual Property Day.Every year many events are organised all over the European Union to...
Thursday, 11.04.2013 “Choosing the right IP adviser” Booklet This booklet, issued by the U.K. Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO)  as a part of the Healthcheck booklet series, is designed to help you become an informed consumer of the IP Adviser services...
Thursday, 04.04.2013 “Non-Disclosure Agreements” Booklet The booklet on "Non-Disclosure Agreements", freely provided by the U.K. Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) in the Healthcheck booklet series, gives an overview on approaches to protecting...
Tuesday, 02.04.2013 WIPO Survey Reveals Concern about Costs of Technology Dispute Proceedings The World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center performed an international survey on dispute resolution in technology transactions, such as non-disclosure...
Tuesday, 02.04.2013 Inventorship, Authorship and Ownership Many people confuse the concepts of the ownership of intellectual property (IP) and the inventorship or authorship of creations, or sometimes they are simply not aware of their different nature. Yet...
Thursday, 28.03.2013 To be continued: EU IPR Helpdesk team looks for more ambassadors Last year in December the EU IPR Helpdesk team launched the first round of open calls for Enterprise Europe Network members to become ambassadors of the Helpdesk. The idea behind this specific...
Thursday, 28.03.2013 Trade marks: Commission proposes easier access and more effective protection The European Commission has presented today a package of initiatives to make trade mark registration systems all over the European Union cheaper, quicker, more reliable and predictable. The proposed...
Thursday, 28.03.2013 Spain takes Parliament and Council to Court over "Unitary Patent Package" Spain has brought two last minute actions before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) (Cases C-146/13 and C-147/13) against Regulations 1257/2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the...
Tuesday, 26.03.2013 Study on geographical indication protection for non-agricultural products The European Commission commissioned a study on geographical indications (GIs), with the objective to gather information on protected and potentially protected non-agricultural GI products in the...

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