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Last April, the UK intellectual property office (UKIPO) published a discussion paper to outline how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can be supported to grow.This document sets out the UKIPO's...
Negotiating intellectual property (IP) transactions is not an easy task and can be extremely demanding. In order to avoid common missteps, there are some considerations that any person negotiating IP...
At the end of last week, the Council of the European Union adopted a Progress Report on the “Horizon 2020” package, which includes the proposals for the specific programme, the new Rules...
The Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) organized a conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on the topic: "What Patent Law for the European Union?"...
The Academy of the European Patent Office (EPO) has released a handbook setting up new teaching content to make it easier for university lecturers to introduce intellectual property into various...
We are pleased to inform you that we have published our second case study, this time dedicated to the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). This anonymous case study is based on the experience of a...
Last week, the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) signed an agreement that will allow the two organisations to exchange patent documents in...
We have opened registrations for the webinars coming in June (modules 6 to 9 aimed at participants of intermediary/advanced level of expertise) today. For further information and registration, please...
CEN-CENELEC, the European Committees for Standardisation and for Electrotechnical Standardisation, have published their joint position on Horizon 2020.CEN and CENELEC are fully committed to...
European IPR Helpdesk Quizzes
Thursday, 10.05.2012
We are pleased to inform you that we have created two quizzes for you to test and improve your knowledge in the field of IPR. These first two quizzes are on intellectual property rights (IPR) in...
The European Patent Office (EPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) signed a three-year cooperation agreement. This partnership is aimed at “improving the procedural...
Heads of Offices and representatives from Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, the UK, the USA and the EPO participated in a meeting that took place near Munich on 19/20 April 2012, with the aim of...
TMview is a free on-line database managed by the Office for the Harmonisation of the Internal Market (OHIM), allowing Trade Mark (TM) searches at National, Community and international level. In order...
On Tuesday, the European Patent Office (EPO) published its annual statistics on European patent applications and granted patents.According to the EPO, last year the number of patent applications...
On April 26th, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) celebrates the World Intellectual Property Day. According to WIPO’s Director General Francis Gurry, the “World...
We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been released and is now available on-line. This fifth issue, starting the second year series, is thicker and...
David Martin, the European Parliament's rapporteur on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), has announced at a hearing of the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) party last week in...
As a follow up to our service improvements, we are pleased to announce you that a new page of our website has been set up in order to regroup all the European IPR Helpdesk's published material as...
We have newly issued our webinar programme for the second quarter of this year with courses scheduled for May and June. It is now online and available for your perusal here.Should you have any...
The PATENTSCOPE database administered by WIPO has been improved with the aim of rendering it more user-friendly.The following are the latest developments of the PATENTSCOPE search system:Response...