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Tuesday, 15.10.2013 ICT 2013: Meet the EU IPR Helpdesk in Vilnius The EU IPR Helpdesk team will participate in the upcoming ICT 2013 conference taking place in Vilnius from 6 to 8 November 2013.With the motto "Create, Connect, Grow" the conference is...
Tuesday, 15.10.2013 EU IPR Helpdesk webinar on "IP and Software" in November Interested in learning more about concepts of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and licensing practices in software?  The Helpdesk training team invites you to take part in a webinar on "...
Thursday, 10.10.2013 Better conditions for patenting for Lithuanian inventors An agreement between Lithuania and the European Patent Office (EPO) has been signed on October 9 in Vilnius. Lithuania has been provided with simplified conditions for using EPO sources for checking...
Thursday, 10.10.2013 New brochure on IP from the EC The European Commission's DG Internal Market and Services has recently published a short brochure, entitled "Intellectual Property Rights: Europe's asset, Europe's priority",...
Tuesday, 08.10.2013 Co-operation of the EPO with Russia and the Eurasian region intensifies to overcome language barriers in patent information The European Patent Office (EPO) announced the start of two joint initiatives with the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation (Rospatent) and the Eurasian Patent Office (...
Tuesday, 01.10.2013 Study indicates that roughly 35% of jobs in the EU rely on IPR-intensive industries The European Patent Office (EPO) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) jointly carried out a study that measures the importance of Intellectual Property in the European Union...
Monday, 30.09.2013 Cost-Effective IP Tools Different studies show that small businesses face several difficulties in using the intellectual property (IP) system. Among them, costs related to the acquisition, maintenance and enforcement of IP...
Monday, 30.09.2013 Commercialising Intellectual Property: Assignment Agreements “Commercialising IP” is a series of fact sheets published by the European IPR Helpdesk aiming at providing an introduction to various forms of commercialisation which can be useful...
Thursday, 26.09.2013 Patent Information News 3/2013 The European Patent Office (EPO) has released a new issue of the Patent Information News, which is a quarterly publication that informs European patent information users of new developments in the...
Thursday, 26.09.2013 IP5 offices agree on joint PPH pilot programme The world's five largest Intellectual Property Offices (IP5) - the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO), the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), the State...
Thursday, 26.09.2013 Make Good Ideas Happen The University of Malta in collaboration with the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise, and Industry & Isis Innovation, the technology transfer company of the University of Oxford, is organising...
Thursday, 19.09.2013 Simplification: the new main word in Horizon 2020 In the end of this year, the Seventh Framework Programme will reach its end and in 2014 we will open the door to Horizon 2020. According to the European Commission, this new Framework Programme...
Thursday, 19.09.2013 Patents and standards: an expert interview Thousands of industry standards affect our daily life, including medical devices or GPS navigation systems. They have sometimes a “tenuous interaction” with patents and therefore it is...
Tuesday, 10.09.2013 Turkey joins TMview Since the beginning of this month, the Turkish Patent Institute made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool.According to the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM),...
Thursday, 05.09.2013 Commercialising Intellectual Property: Internal product development “Commercialising IP” is a series of fact sheets aiming to provide an introduction to the forms of commercialisation that can be useful for the less advanced public likely to be involved...
Tuesday, 03.09.2013 EU IPR Helpdesk Webinars in September and October The EU IPR Helpdesk training team is back from summer break with four more webinars to come in September and October:Monday, 16 September 2013: IP in EU Funded ProjectsMonday, 23 September 2013: IP...
Tuesday, 27.08.2013 Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court: webinar on the latest developments Some weeks ago the European Patent Academy organised two public webinars concerning the developments on the unitary patent and the Unified Patent Court. Both of them included a Q&A session held...
Tuesday, 27.08.2013 New FP7 monitoring report has been published The Sixth FP7 Monitoring Report focused on the Framework Programme implementation in 2012 was published at the beginning of this month.In this report, you can see in detail the outputs obtained and...
Tuesday, 27.08.2013 Open Access to research publications: study on the availability of open access during 2004/2011 Recently, the European Commission identified open access to research results as an essential element to boost Europe’s innovation capacity. Consequently, the European Commission announced that...
Tuesday, 13.08.2013 Annual UK IP crime report The IP Crime Group, founded by the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), has produced the IP Crime Report 2012/13. The Group brings together experts from industry groups, enforcement agencies and...

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