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  • Monday, 05.09.2016
    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
    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 cover the…

  • Tuesday, 30.08.2016
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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…

  • Tuesday, 26.07.2016
    The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has published a report presenting the results of the economic cost of IPR infringement in the spirits and wine sector. The report reveals that…

  • Wednesday, 20.07.2016
    We are pleased to inform you that Issue 22 of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been published and is now available online. This Bulletin issue is largely dedicated to geographical indications (…

  • Tuesday, 19.07.2016
    The European Union’s law enforcement agency Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have joined forces to launch the Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition (…

  • Tuesday, 12.07.2016
    As of 7 July 2016, the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (NIPCG) has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools. With the addition of more…

  • Tuesday, 12.07.2016
      Managed by the European Commission’s DG GROW, SOLVIT is a free-of-charge service provided by the national administration in each EU country and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The service…

  • Tuesday, 12.07.2016
    The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, has just published a report on Online Business Models…

  • Tuesday, 12.07.2016
    My company is applying to the SME Instrument (phase 2). We want to make a medical application, that seems to be very innovative, but we do not want to make any mistakes in our SME proposal. Can you…

  • Tuesday, 12.07.2016
    The Online Copyright Infringement Tracker, a new research commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), shows a fall in online infringement and steep rise in consumer use of streaming.…

  • Tuesday, 05.07.2016
    As of 4 July 2016, the Albanian General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks (GDPT) has made its trade mark and design data available to the TMview and DesignView search tools. The integration of…

  • Tuesday, 05.07.2016
    The EUIPO, in cooperation with the European Commission (DG Trade), has created an anti-counterfeiting tool to bring together in one database all data relating to cases of intellectual property…

  • Tuesday, 05.07.2016
    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…

  • 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…

  • Monday, 27.06.2016
    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…