Each section of this Guide is dedicated to one specific IP right. Have a look at this Guide to find out the answers to some of the main IP issues often faced by SMEs.
Being a multi-disciplinary area, IP requires vast expertise in different domains, and it is not very easy to find suitable IP professionals for your needs. This short guide provides you the key points on this!
Not sure on how to define background or disseminate your project results? Thanks to this Guide you won't overlook any of the key IP aspects of your H2020 project.
Interested in discovering which is the most appropriate tool in bringing IP to market? Check this Guide out and make the most of your future profits and business growth.
Check EPO's website to be up to date on their upcoming webinars and events!
You can search for details of EPO events on the patent event search area, here.
As an example, on 18th of April EPO is organising a free-of-charge webinar about "business use of patent information". For further information and to register visit EPO's website, here.
Twelve successful women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market have made it to the shortlist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2018, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.
Find out more about this year's EU Prize for Women Innovators, here.
Meet the 12 finalists, here.
The Commission is gathering ideas to make H2020 missions as effective as possible, and wants to hear from the general public as well as research and innovation stakeholders.
The call for feedback will be open until Tuesday 3 April 2018.
Find further information and participate here.
4iP Council, which is dedicated to developing high quality academic insight and empirical evidence on topics related to IP and innovation, has launched a new website area called "4 SMEs".
This new area aims to help European SMEs optimise their IP assets and find the wide range of materials and support mechanisms available to them.
Find further information on 4iP Council's website, here.
Whether you are a coffee or a tea lover this new Case Study will surely interest you. It tells the story of how two Spanish entrepreneurs effectively protected and managed their IP rights and IP strategy thanks to the services provided free of charge by IVACE (a Spanish institute of business competitiveness, member of the Enterprise Europe Network).
Find out more about the portable capsule coffeemaker and how they have protected it in this Case Study.
EUIPO has prepared a Questions and Answers (Q&A) document on EU trade marks and registered Community designs for information purposes.
The document is in line with the revised version of the European Commission's Notice on a potential "no Brexit agreement" released on 22 January 2018.
The contents of both the Notice and Q&A are in no way prejudicial to any settlement or arrangement that may be agreed between the negotiating parties and can be accessed on EUIPO's website, here.