<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/ipr/news/index_en.htm European communities Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:14:25 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[China IPR SME Helpdesk 'Serious Game' sessions]]> Published : Wed, 25 Mar 2015

The China IPR SME Helpdesk Serious Game is an online game which provides an interactive expereince of protecting IPR and doing business in China.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[China highest recipient of patent applications]]> Published : Tue, 17 Mar 2015

According to the latest blog post from Your IP Insider China is the highest recipient of requests for patents globally for the fourth consecutive year.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[E-Learning module: Comparing IPR in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao]]> Published : Mon, 16 Mar 2015

The latest E-Learning module from the China IPR SME Helpdesk is now available. It examines the major differences between the IPR systems in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao.

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Registering your IP rights in Europe doesn't guarantee protection in China]]> Published : Mon, 09 Mar 2015

The latest blog article from YourIPInsider explains how intellectual property rights (IPR) are by their nature territorially limited. It explains the different types of IP and which product and industry they apply to, as well the most effective ways to prevent IP-related issues.

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Sun, 08 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA['Alibaba – Who is responsible for keeping out the counterfeits?' from the Your IP Insider blog]]> Published : Mon, 23 Feb 2015

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is back in the news this month, but with less fanfare than its 'biggest-IPO-in-history' success story last September.

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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[How to work with the China IPR SME Helpdesk - case study video]]> Published : Wed, 18 Feb 2015

This short film from the China IPR SME Helpdesk demonstrates the Helpdesk's enquiry service. The video follows the progress of an EU SME that finds counterfeits of its products being sold on Chinese ecommerce websites and approaches the Helpdesk for advice. There is a step-by-step overview of how the Helpdesk can aid EU [...]

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk Audio Podcast: Episode 5 – Utility Models in China]]> Published : Mon, 09 Feb 2015

Utility model patents are an increasing popular and thus important IPR type in China, with applications increasing dramatically over the last decade.

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Sun, 08 Feb 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk: “Customs” E-Learning Module]]> Published : Mon, 19 Jan 2015

The Chinese General Administration of Customs is an indispensible tool for businesses to protect their IP, by preventing infringing goods from being exported from China.

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk E-Learning Module: Intellectual Property Rights in Southeast Asia]]> Published : Mon, 15 Dec 2014

This new e-learning module (ELM) from the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk provides users with an interactive and concise overview of IPR in Southeast Asia. Each ASEAN member state is covered, with explanations of the different legal frameworks. For example, the ELM shows the user which ASEAN member states it is [...]

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The Philippines gets IP-ready for the ASEAN Economic Community]]> Published : Mon, 17 Nov 2014

The Your IP Insider blog has previously looked at the possible changes that the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) would bring in terms of IPR for European businesses in the region.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Second online competition for the Serious Game of the China IPR SME Helpdesk runs until Novermber 16th]]> Published : Thu, 06 Nov 2014

The China IPR SME Helpdesk has launched its second online competition for the Serious Game, on Thursday the 30th of October 2014 and it runs until Sunday the 16th of November 2014.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[E-Learning Module: Protecting your Domain Name in Southeast Asia]]> Published : Thu, 06 Nov 2014

This interactive e-learning module (ELM) from the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk allows the user to learn about the significance of internet usage in Southeast Asia that is relevant to them.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[E-Learning Module: Enforcement of IPR in China (China IPR SME Helpdesk)]]> Published : Tue, 21 Oct 2014

This interactive e-learning module (ELM) from the China IPR SME Helpdesk allows the user to learn about the enforcement options in China that are relevant to them.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk video: Know Before You Go]]> Published : Tue, 23 Sep 2014

This short animation from the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk showcases the services of the Helpdesk in a visually appealing and easily accessible way, including explaining the importance of SMEs to the EU economy and the challenges they face internationalising to Southeast Asia.

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COSME: Agreement signed which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs ]]>

Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Operation ERMIS: 70 000 counterfeit goods seized in EU joint customs operation]]> Published : Mon, 07 Jul 2014

Over 70 000 counterfeit goods were seized during a major Joint Customs Operation (JCO) code-named “ERMIS”.

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Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission presents actions to better protect and enforce intellectual property rights]]> Published : Tue, 01 Jul 2014

The European Commission has adopted two communications – an Action Plan to address infringements of intellectual property rights in the EU and a Strategy for the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) in third countries.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[China IPR SME Helpdesk: Video Podcast, Episode 1 – “Launch of the IPR SME Helpdesk Serious Game”]]> Published : Mon, 30 Jun 2014

The China IPR SME Helpdesk launched its video podcast series on 24 June 2014.

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Member States endorse Commission proposal to fill legal gaps for unitary patent protection]]> Published : Tue, 04 Mar 2014

Ministers in the Council have adopted on 04/03/2014 the European Commission's proposal to complete the legal framework for Europe-wide patent protection, updating existing EU rules on the jurisdiction of courts and recognition of judgments.

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Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Industrial structure report highlights need for industrial renaissance]]>

Published : Mon, 17 Feb 2014

According to a European Commission report published today on the current status of EU industry, most sectors have still not regained their pre-crisis level of output and significant differences exist between sectors and Member States.

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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT