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ACCIÓ (the Catalan Agency for Business Competitiveness) will launch a new edition of the TECNIOspring PLUS programme in October 2016. TECNIOspring PLUS is a mobility programme co-funded by the...
WIPO joins Designview
Tuesday, 28.06.2016
As of 20 June 2016, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has made its international design data available to the Designview search tool. The integration of almost 220.000 designs is a...
The European Knowledge and Technology Transfer Society (EuKTS) has just launched its Grandfathering Certification Programme aiming at raising the standard and recognition of Knowledge Transfer...
The European Commission has approved the registration of eight new product names from 5 EU countries as Geographical Indications (GIs). Registration as a GI gives wide protection to the registered...
Taylor Wessing, the UK-based international law firm, launched its 5th Global Intellectual Property Index (GIPI5), where different Intellectual Property (IP) regimes around the world have been...
European IPR Helpdesk opens new office in Brussels First-line support on Intellectual Property Management Luxembourg / Brussels, 20 June 2016 – The European IPR Helpdesk is extending its...
A new study commissioned by the European Union Intellectual property Office (EUIPO) examines in detail the use that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make of IPRs, why they do or do not...
The European Patent Office (EPO) has presented the European Inventor Award 2016, a cerimony awarding each year outstanding inventors from Europe and around the world, who have made an exceptional...
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a ground-breaking report on the adjudication of intellectual property cases worldwide, providing a snapshot of the structures and practices...
Ask the Helpline
Monday, 13.06.2016
I‘m starting up a new limited company and clothing brand in the UK and am registering for a UK trademark. If my business holds a UK or European trademark, will that be enough to protect me...
The European IPR Helpdesk is extending its service offer by providing on-site helpline hours in Brussels. For the first time, the IP advisors of the Helpline will also be available on the spot to...
Awardwinning anti-counterfeiting technology: On June 8, the winners of the 18th annual Global Anti-Counterfeiting Awards, sponsored by Managing Intellectual Property and the Global Anti-...
eSearch Case Law is a tool developed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) allowing users to search for decisions and judgments of the General Court, the Court of Justice and the...
Without any doubt, for today’s businesses one of the very first steps for being successful in the global business arena is to be aware of their intellectual assets. Nevertheless, because of the non-...
Being a service initiative funded by the European Union, the European IPR Helpdesk provides free-of-charge and first-line IP support to European small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). In order to...
As of 30 May 2016, the Albanian General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks (GDPT) and the Georgian National Intellectual Property Center (SAKPATENTI) join TMclass. These latest additions bring...
The European Union Intellectual Property Office has just released a report on the economic costs of IP rights infringement in the recorded music sector. The main finding of the study is that in 2014...
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has enhanced its work to support universities and research institutions in disseminating the knowledge which they generate and created new web...
Annually, the European Patent Office (EPO) launches a survey for medium term estimation of patent filing figures, not only for forecasting the number of applications but also to uncover the processes...
Sometimes, it is not always very easy to put inventions into practice, albeit the invention itself is highly valuable, as it might be challenging to exploit the IP assets without receiving any...