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Thursday, 20.10.2016 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin Issue (23) We are pleased to inform you that Issue 23 of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been published and is now available online. This Bulletin issue is largely dedicated to patents as competitive...
Tuesday, 18.10.2016 The DesignEuropa Awards finalists announced The finalists of the first DesignEuropa Awards were revealed yesterday by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) for the Industry and Small and Emerging Companies categories. ...
Wednesday, 12.10.2016 New Animated Clip on IP in Horizon 2020 The new animated clip published by the European IPR Helpdesk sheds light on the importance of smart Intellectual Property (IP) management in Horizon 2020. Moreover, it outlines how the services of...
Wednesday, 12.10.2016 Lambrusco: protecting and enforcing a GI for wine products Like most unique food and wine products whose quality and reputation are strictly linked to their geographical origin, Lambrusco, maybe the most famous sparkling red wine in the world, is protected...
Tuesday, 11.10.2016 EPO Survey - The use of information in the Innovation process The European Patent Office (EPO) is conducting a Pan-European survey in order to understand what kind of information supports an organization’s innovation process. Are you part of the innovation...
Wednesday, 05.10.2016 Now available: Exhibitor List for REinEU2016 Conference Bratislava An international conference completely dedicated to excellence in European science: The REinEU2016 taking place in Bratislava from 26th to 28th October 2016 is one of the largest events during the...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 agorateka: Find creative content legally online in your country! agorateka is a new online portal that helps consumers find legal digital content, such as music, films and TV, e-books and video games, from various European Union countries. This Pan-European...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 The economic cost of IPR infringement in the pharmaceutical sector The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has published a report on the IPR infringement in the pharmaceutical industry. This report shows that the legitimate industry loses...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 IP Crime Report 2015/2016 The United kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has recently published the IP Crime Report 2015/2016. The report highlights the current and emerging threats surrounding counterfeiting and...
Tuesday, 04.10.2016 Nominate outstanding inventors for the European Inventor Award by 12 October The 11th annual European Inventor Award, organised by the European Patent Office (EPO) in Lisbon last June, was a wonderful celebration of innovation. This short film summarises the emotion of the...
Tuesday, 27.09.2016 The European Commission’s proposals on the modernisation of EU copyright rules As a part of the Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Commission has proposed modern EU copyright rules for European culture to flourish and circulate. The new proposals are believed to...
Tuesday, 20.09.2016 Two new geographical indications from Austria and Portugal approved by the EC The European Commission (EC) has recently approved the addition of the following two new products to the register of Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and Protected Designations of Origin (PDO...
Friday, 16.09.2016 The value of geographical indications for businesses Some product names have more things to say about themselves than others. They can reflect and evoke qualities and reputation strictly linked to their geographical origin. Such a special “link”...
Monday, 05.09.2016 Two updated training modules from the European Patent Office The European Patent Office (EPO) has updated two modules in its e-learning centre on “patentability of computer-implemented inventions” and “biotechnological inventions”. The new modules have been...
Tuesday, 30.08.2016 UK Intellectual Property Office guide on IP and BREXIT The UK Intellectual Property Office has published a guide concerning the future of intellectual property (IP)  rights and the recent Referendum decision on BREXIT. This brief guide aims to...
Tuesday, 30.08.2016 Video streaming of the IPR Enforcement Conference On June 21st 2016, the European Commission held the “Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Conference” where key European and international decision makers, enforcement agencies and rights holders...
Monday, 08.08.2016 Ask the Helpline Our company is the coordinator of a Horizon 2020 project, and we need to hire several subcontractors (both enterprises and RTD centers). What should we include in a subcontractor agreement?...
Tuesday, 02.08.2016 European Inventor Award 2017 Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2017 are now open. The Award recognises outstanding inventors from around the world, from all technical fields and backgrounds. People from industry,...
Tuesday, 02.08.2016 Boosting the competitiveness of cultural and creative industries for jobs and growth A recent study conducted on behalf of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission shows that cultural and creative industries (CCIs), employing more...
Tuesday, 26.07.2016 Horizon 2020: Work Programme update The European Commission has just confirmed the calls and other actions of the second year of the two-year work programmes setting out funding opportunities for 2017 under Horizon 2020, the EU's...