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Thursday, 20.03.2014 eLearning course on customs enforcement of IPR This eLearning course has been developed under the Customs 2013 Programme to fill the knowledge gap appearing with the new EU Regulation (No 608/2013, see page 15) on customs enforcement of...
Thursday, 13.03.2014 European IPR Helpdesk Webinar: IP in EU-funded Projects - Monday, 17 March 2014 A quick reminder for you of the second interactive online course of 2014 “IP in EU-funded Projects”, to be held next Monday, March 17.You can register here until...
Tuesday, 11.03.2014 Launch of survey on protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights outside the EU The EU Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights has launched a survey among EU businesses and EU IP professionals who have an interest in the protection and enforcement of...
Tuesday, 11.03.2014 France joins DesignView The information of the National Institute of Industrial Property of France (INPI) has been integrated into the DesignView database. This means that around 700,000 French designs have been added to...
Tuesday, 11.03.2014 Patent filings at the European Patent Office: a new record Last year patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 2.8%, which is a new record. According to the EPO President Benoît Battistelli, "this is proof that companies from around the...
Thursday, 06.03.2014 Member States endorse Commission proposal to fill legal gaps for unitary patent protection Ministers in the Council have today endorsed the compromise agreement on the European Commission's proposal to complete the legal framework for Europe-wide patent protection, updating existing EU...
Thursday, 06.03.2014 European IPR Helpdesk templates on NDAs and MoUs updated We are pleased to inform you that the European IPR Helpdesk has updated its Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)  that can now be used independently of the kind of negotiations that you enter into,...
Thursday, 06.03.2014 European IPR Helpdesk Webinar series starting on Monday, 10 March 2014 A quick reminder for you of the launch of our first interactive online course of 2014 “Introduction to IP”.You can register here until Monday at 3 pm (CET). We are looking forward to...
Tuesday, 04.03.2014 Final Report from the Expert Group on Intellectual Property Valuation The European Commission  appointed a panel of European intellectual property (IP) valuation experts whose tasks included reviewing the valuation methods for IP and their use, identifying...
Thursday, 27.02.2014 New rules make it easier to confiscate counterfeited assets across the EU Rules to make it easier for national authorities to freeze and confiscate crooks' assets across the EU were approved by Parliament on Tuesday, February 25.The draft law requires member states to...
Thursday, 27.02.2014 Allocation of shares of jointly developed results Ownership over the intellectual property arising as a result of the innovation is one of the most critical issues to resolve in the framework of collaborative projects, especially in cases where two...
Tuesday, 25.02.2014 Council adopts directive on copyright and access to online music Last week the Council adopted a new directive that “aims to improve management of copyright and cross-border licensing of online music. Instead of having to obtain a copyright license in every...
Tuesday, 25.02.2014 IP Management in Horizon 2020: project proposal Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s (EU) new framework programme for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020. As the successor to the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), Horizon 2020...
Wednesday, 19.02.2014 CeBIT: Meet the EU IPR Helpdesk team at Hanover From 10 to 14 March 2014, the information and communication technology (ICT) fair CeBIT in Hanover, Germany will be once again the "place to be" for IT specialists, innovators,...
Wednesday, 19.02.2014 European IPR Helpdesk kicks off webinar series with three courses in March The European IPR Helpdesk training team is plaesed to announce the official kick-off of this year's series of webinars with three web-based training courses in March:Monday, 10 March 2014:...
Monday, 17.02.2014 The Republic of Korea joins TMview As of 12 February 2014, the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) has made its trade mark data available to the TMview search tool. With this last extension, TMview now provides information on...
Thursday, 13.02.2014 MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk - Training plan and strategy As we already announced in our last newsletter, the MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk has been officially launched.In order to develop a tailored training plan and strategy addressed to European SMEs and...
Tuesday, 11.02.2014 IP Key’s EU-China Utility Model Systems Questionnaire Exchange The “IP Key” project is the European Commission’s financial vehicle for the EU-China New Intellectual Property Cooperation, an agreement between the EU and China. IP Key is a three-...
Tuesday, 11.02.2014 IP Marketplace IP Marketplace is managed by the Danish Patent and Trademark Office and is an online display window where you can look for trading partners and other kinds of partnership. IP Marketplace is free of...
Tuesday, 11.02.2014 Managing IP for your business in the MERCOSUR and Chile The MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk is an initiative co-funded by the European Commission, which aims to support European Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to protect and enforce their Intellectual...

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