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EU SME Fund for Intellectual Property to aid Covid Recovery

The European Commission and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have launched a newโ€ฏEU SME Fund which offers vouchers for European SMEs to help them protect their Intellectual Property (IP) rights. The EU needs to increase the resilience of its SMEs to help them to cope with the...
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IPR China Helpdesk helps EU companies in the wine industry

Europeโ€™s wineries are well positioned to capitalise on the growth of Chinaโ€™s wine industry. For example, Chinese consumers rely on European imports for 65% of its foreign wine trade. Despite the opportunities in the Chinese market, EU companies need to be aware of the presence of fake wines and...
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New Horizon IP Scan Service to support EU start-ups and SMEs

Is your organisation working in a EIC Pathfinder project? Or working on a research and innovation (R&I) project? Horizon IP Scan Service, a new and free IP advisory service, has been launched by the European Commission. It is designed to support European start-ups and small to medium-sized...
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Stay informed of your IP rights with the China IPR SME Helpdesk

The China IPR SME Helpdesk has published a guide to inform small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of protecting their intellectual property (IP) rights in China. The new publication, titled Guide to using contracts to protect your intellectual property rights in China, addresses the importance of...
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Launch of New Horizon IP Scan Support service for SMEs

The European Commission recently launched the Horizon Intellectual Property (IP) Scan service. This tailored and free-of-charge IP support service is specifically designed to help European start-ups and other SMEs to efficiently manage and valorise IP in collaborative research and innovation efforts...
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IP case study: Keeping trade secrets

Nearly all businesses in all industries and sectors possess trade secrets. Trade secrets are a valuable and highly useful form of intellectual property that are nevertheless often undervalued and overlooked by their owners. This is particularly the case in the service sector, where the relative...
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Entry into force of the European patent with unitary effect on 01.01.2023

A reform of European patents has been long awaited: here we are! On 1 January 2023, a new type of European patent will come into effect: the European patent with unitary effect. But what will this change? The current situation At present, a company has the choice between filing : a patent in each...
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Happy World Intellectual Property Day!

Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day globally to highlight the role Intellectual Property (IP) rights play in stimulating innovation and creativity. This year, World IP Day activities focus on "IP and Youth innovating for a Better Future". The inventive and innovative youth...

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Happy 1st anniversary to the Horizon IP Scan!

Happy 1st anniversary to the Horizon IP Scan! Since day one, the Horizon IP Scan team of experts have been committed to helping European start-ups and SMEs manage and valorise their IP in R&I collaborations. Are you part of an SME or StartUp and looking for IP advice during your collaborative...

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Support Service for SMEs: Efficiently valorising IP in collaborative research and innovation efforts

Horizon IP Scan is a tailored, free-of-charge, first-line IP support service provided by the European Commission specifically designed to help European start-ups and other SMEs involved in EU-funded collaborative research projects to efficiently manage and valorise IP in collaborative R&I efforts...

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Webinar "Intellectual property abroad: how to protect your creations in e-marketplaces"

๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—–๐—” ๐—˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—–๐—น๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—”๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ & ๐—•๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—”๐—ก๐—ง ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ท๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐— ๐—˜๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฒ-๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ“๐ญ๐ก ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ ๐š๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ.๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ ๐š๐ฆ ๐‚๐„๐“, ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐Ÿฐ ๐—˜๐—จ ๐—œ๐—ฃ ๐—ฆ๐— ๐—˜ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฝ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐Ÿ’ช South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk, China IP SME Helpdesk, Latin America IP...

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Protecting your online IPR in China

China has a population of over 1.3 billion people and as of June 2020, 940 million โ€˜netizensโ€™ โ€“ people actively involved in online communities. With Alibaba Group and JD leading the way, e-commerce is now well developed in China. According to the World Economic Forum, from January to November 2020...