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The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced the fifteen finalists of this year’s European Inventor Award. The European Inventor Award is one of Europe's most prestigious innovation prizes....
Happy World IP Day
Tuesday, 25.04.2017
This is why we love Intellectual Property! Every April 26, the World Intellectual Property Day reminds us of the role that intellectual property rights (IPR) such as patents, trade marks, industrial...
We are pleased to inform you that Issue 25 of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been published and is now available online. This Bulletin issue is largely dedicated to copyright and its...
Biotechnology is one of Europe’s fast growing areas in patent filings. Youris.com spoke to Benoit Battistelli, President of the EPO, about the role of patent protection and how it can aid...
Finding the right name for your company and the products you sell is not an easy task. Not only do you need to be creative but also you must avoid infringing your competitors' rights over their trade...
In an effort to better communicate internal policies on classification, WIPO has published its Examination Guidelines Concerning the Classification of Goods and Services in International Applications...
The European Union Intellectual Property Office has recently published a study on the perception of intellectual property among EU citizens. With more than 26,500 interviews, the study reveals that...
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has published the statistics on international patent, trade mark and design applications in 2016. The numbers show that last year was a record year...
  The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), acting through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights has published a report on "private...
Due to effective measures to improve its productivity, the European Patent Office (EPO) published 96,000 granted patents in 2016, which is 40% more than in 2015 and a new high mark in its history....
The European Commission anounced last week, on International Women's Day, the four winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators: 1st Prize (€100,000): Ms Michela...
As a result of the global survey carried out by the Trademark Review magazine, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has been ranked as the most innovative IP office in the world...
The European Patent Office (EPO) has published an index of links to the sections of the Guidelines for Examination related to computer-implemented inventions (CIIs).   The EPO...
The UK Intellectual Property Office has published three case studies in its blog, revealing how IP plays a crucial role in the daily life of some of the UK's islands. These inspirational short IP...
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, published today the latest sectoral study on the economic...
Before filing an international trade mark application, the goods and services to be covered by the mark need to be determined. Madrid Goods & Services Manager is a multilingual e-service that...
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, has just published a study on the economic impact of...
A new report has recently been released by Frontier Economics, an internationally recognised economics research firm, on The Economic Impacts of Counterfeiting and Piracy. The report estimates that...
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights (Observatory), has recently published the Summary Report:...
In this new case study Auto-Plas, a UK company with an international reputation in the field of design and manufacture of automotive styling accessories, tells us how strategic management of their...