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We are pleased to inform you that Issue 26 of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been published and is now available online. This Bulletin issue is largely dedicated to software and its...
The World Intellectual Property Organization has recently introduced some changes in the Madrid e-Renewal system to help trade mark owners minimise the risk of fee-related irregularities. ...
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, has recently released an EU-wide study entitled "Protecting...
ACCIÓ (the Catalan Agency for Business Competitiveness) has opened the second call of the TECNIOspring PLUS programme, which will be closed on 14th September 2017. The programme provides financial...
You have a patentable technology and a business ready for international expansion? Get inspired by Atarés Mosaics' internationalisation strategy and learn about the steps to be followed to ensure...
The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, integrated in the structure of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), has recently published two reports...
A trade secret is confidential information in the context of business, commerce or trade. Trade secrets often constitute valuable resources to many companies whose assets may, for instance, not be...
The European Patent Office (EPO) has conducted a survey to find out how patent information ranks as a source of information in the innovation process, i.e. whether patent information supports...
The European Commission has released a new version of the European Union Public Licence (EUPL), a tool for publishing any copyrighted work as open source, that is legally consistent with the...
Are you a highly innovative, ambitious and passionate small- or medium-sized business with global ambitions? Are you looking for excellent business resources and mentorship while a substantial...
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, has just published a report on the captioned topic, the...
Within the framework of the CIFRA project (Challenging the ICT Patent Framework for Responsible Innovation), a project within Horizon 2020 of the European Commission, a survey has been developed to...
The Database Directive, adopted in 1996, aims at encouraging the development of databases through appropriate legal protection and the use of data. The European Commission (EC) has launched a...
Trade fairs and exhibitions are very important marketing tools for companies, in particular for SMEs. They help to attract new customers, test products, access new markets, raise the image, profile...
Tackling intellectual property (IP) issues in trade fairs and exhibitions is not only a crucial element for exhibitors. It is also highly important for organisers as the risk of IP infringement in a...
WIPO has developed a next generation of trademark monitoring software: Madrid Monitor. It integrates the functions and content of ROMARIN, Madrid E-Alert and Madrid Real-Time Status, which will...
EUIPO has launched Open Data Platform, a database which improves the services provided by eSearch plus, increasing the availability and transparency of the trade mark and design information. Find...
Philippines joins Designview
Tuesday, 09.05.2017
As of 26 April 2017, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) has made its industrial design data available to the Designview search tool. With IPOPHL on board, Designview now...
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published the 2017 Intellectual Property Roadmap. It provides businesses and policymakers with a comprehensive and concise overview of key...
The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced the fifteen finalists of this year’s European Inventor Award. The European Inventor Award is one of Europe's most prestigious innovation prizes....