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Thursday, 28.11.2013 European citizens and Intellectual Property: perception, awareness and behaviour “European Citizens and Intellectual Property” is the first EU wide study of its kind. It provides a comprehensive assessment of citizens’ perceptions of Intellectual Property (IP)...
Tuesday, 26.11.2013 IP5 offices statistical report The Five IP Offices (IP5 Offices) - the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO), the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), the State Intellectual Property Office of the...
Thursday, 21.11.2013 Banking on IP? Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are fundamental to the economic growth of the EU and their ability to grow is a key determinant of its future economic health.The UK Intellectual Property...
Thursday, 21.11.2013 Common Communication on the Common Practice on the General Indications of the Nice Class Headings The publication of the “IP Translator” judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in June 2012 led EU IP offices, IPI (Switzerland), NIPO (Norway), participating...
Tuesday, 19.11.2013 Greece and Morocco join TMview Last week, Greece and Morocco joined TMview. With these two National Offices onboard, nearly 230,000 trade marks from the Greek Ministry for Development and Competiveness (GGE) and almost 160,000...
Thursday, 14.11.2013 Licences for Europe: stakeholders make ten pledges to bring more content online The "Licences for Europe" stakeholder dialogue was launched by the European Commission in February 2013 with two aims: first to support its task to review and modernise the EU copyright...
Thursday, 14.11.2013 Automatic Patent Analysis Experts reckon that much of the technical information contained in patents is not available anywhere else, and that it contains around 80% of the worldwide technical knowledge.However, patent...
Tuesday, 12.11.2013 Patents for software? A new publication of the EPO The European Patent Office (EPO) has released a new publication concerning the protection of computer-implemented inventions by patents. In this publication, the EPO explains the conditions for...
Thursday, 07.11.2013 Commercialising Intellectual Property: knowledge transfer tools “Commercialising IP” is a series of fact sheets published by the European IPR Helpdesk aiming to provide an introduction to various forms of commercialisation which can be useful for less...
Thursday, 07.11.2013 Collective management of copyright: EP and Council strike a deal On-line music service providers will be able to get licences more easily under a provisional deal struck by the European Parliament and Council negotiators on Monday evening. The new rules are...
Thursday, 07.11.2013 NaturallyUnlimited Ltd: company understanding of IP Spending time and a little money to better understand the value of IP is certainly beneficial to any enterprise. This could help them take proper actions to better exploit their intangible on the...
Tuesday, 05.11.2013 Slovenia joins Designview On October 30th, the Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) became the tenth member of Designview, adding around 4,000 Slovenian designs to this database. Designview is a free database of...
Tuesday, 29.10.2013 Banking on IP? The role of intellectual property and intangible assets in facilitating business finance The United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office has published a summary of a study concerning banking on Intellectual Property: Banking on IP? The role of intellectual property and intangible assets...
Tuesday, 29.10.2013 Viability of patent insurance in Spain Litigation in the field of industrial property rights is often regarded as complex and costly, particularly with regard to patents. The availability of legal expenses insurances for patents could...
Thursday, 24.10.2013 IP management for drug discovery expertise in the Baltics An EU-funded project designed to strengthen multidisciplinary research capacities, and to better manage intellectual property (IP) issues surrounding innovative drug discovery, has been launched.In...
Tuesday, 22.10.2013 The European Patent Convention: 40 years promoting a European market for innovation and technology Last week, the European Patent Office celebrated the 40th anniversary of the European Patent Convention (EPC)."After forty years, we can say that the EPC, which created the European Patent...
Thursday, 17.10.2013 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin Issue (11) We are pleased to inform you that the eleventh issue of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been released and is now available on-line.This issue is thicker than the previous ones as our Bulletin...
Thursday, 17.10.2013 INTERPOL-Europol Opson operation against fake and sub-standard food Fake food poses a huge threat to the health of consumers and can prove as profitable for organised crime as it can damage the economy.  Based on this assumption, INTERPOL and Europol started a...
Tuesday, 15.10.2013 New OECD report on Intangible Assets In the new report Supporting Investment in Knowledge Capital, Growth and Innovation, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) concludes that investment in knowledge-based...
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...

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