<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/ipr/news/index_en.htm European communities Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:50:15 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[GIs in China Today: Blog post with guest expert, Davide Follador]]> Published : Tue, 11 Aug 2015

In this blog post, IP expert Davide Follador has collated a wealth of information, and provides a professional analysis of the current situation in China which should be of great use to any EU producers of GI products looking to export to China.

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Getting Territorial: Champagne and Geographic Indicators in China, from the Your IP Insider blog]]> Published : Tue, 11 Aug 2015

If you intend to export products from a specific geographic region to China, obtaining GI registration can provide necessary evidence of your product’s origin, which will increase trust for your brand among domestic consumers. This new China IPR SME Helpdesk blogs explains which are the four key steps to protecting [...]

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Food and beverage podcast with a China IPR SME Helpdesk Business Advisor ]]> Published : Tue, 11 Aug 2015

China IPR SME Helpdesk business advisor Reinout Van Malenstein, gives some advice for food and beverage companies looking to make the leap into the lucrative Chinese market.

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[What should I know about IPR in Indonesia? From the Your IP Insider blog]]>

Published : Wed, 29 Jul 2015

This South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk blog post explains how to protect your copyrights, patents, industrial designs, trade marks and trade secrets in Indonesia.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Update: Drawing up an IP strategy for creative industries in China]]>

Published : Wed, 29 Jul 2015

European businesses are sometimes reluctant to enter the China market and build relationships with Chinese partners because of the risk of the infringement of creative ideas and designs. This new China IPR SME Helpdesk blog post explains how to effectively use the Chinese IP system.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The top five problems for EU SMEs in China - exclusive tips from our IP Expert]]>

Published : Wed, 29 Jul 2015

China IP Business Advisor, Reinout van Malenstein, has been living and practicing IP law in China for several years. In this China IPR SME Helpdesk blog post he discusses the top five problems that EU SMEs experience in China.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk is here]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Jul 2015

From 7 July, the Mercosur IPR Helpdesk has considerably expanded its services to include more than 18 Latin American countries, including Mexico, Colombia and Peru. This change is reflected in the Helpdesk's new name, the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Infographic: The Dos and Don'ts of Intellectual Property]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Jul 2015

Businesses don’t start without an HR, marketing or finance strategy, and for many companies an intellectual property (IP) strategy is just as important for planning growth and minimising risk.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Prevention not cure: Online IPR in South-East Asia, from the Your IP Insider blog]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Jul 2015

There are many reasons for European SMEs to be optimistic due to the rise of e-commerce in South-East Asia. However, there are several challenges that they should be aware of when establishing their virtual gateway into this market.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Champagne or sparkling wine? Geographic indications in China, from the Your IP Insider blog ]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Jul 2015

A geographical indication (GI) is a labelling that identifies a product as originating in a specific territory. Its characteristics are associated with its place of origin. This new blog post explains to EU SMEs the four key steps to protecting GI products in China.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Marking your territory: Choosing a trade mark in China, from the Your IP Insider blog]]>

Published : Wed, 01 Jul 2015

A recent case of trade mark infringement in China involving the sports footwear brand, New Balance, serves as a sharp reminder of how important it is for foreign brands to register a Chinese trade mark.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Podcast: Trade marks and trade secrets for the services industry]]> Published : Mon, 22 Jun 2015

Episode six of the podcast series from the China IPR SME Helpdesk explains the importance of protecting trade marks and trade secrets for EU SMEs in the services industry.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Cambodia strengthens IP protection, from the Your IP Insider blog]]> Published : Mon, 22 Jun 2015

This month, Cambodia became the fourth ASEAN country to formally implement the Madrid System for the international registration of trade marks. The new blog post from Your IP Insider explains what will change with the introduction of the new system.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Infographic: Top 10 IP considerations when entering a new market]]>

Published : Wed, 17 Jun 2015

A new infographic from the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk outlines the top 10 intellectual property (IP) tips that businesses should take into consideration when entering a new market.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[E-Learning module: The food and beverage industry]]> Published : Tue, 16 Jun 2015

The latest E-learning module from the China IPR SME Helpdesk gives an introduction to IPR concerns for the food and beverage industry and explains how to use IPR to protect your food or beverage brand.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New IP Tools for EU SMEs doing business in China]]> Published : Tue, 16 Jun 2015

The latest blog post from YourIPInsider analyses three new online tools developed by intellectual property (IP) professionals to address IP protection challenges.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The European Commission launches an EU - Latin America survey on intellectual property, internationalisation and SMEs]]>

Published : Mon, 15 Jun 2015

The survey will analyse the needs and expectations of SMEs from the EU and Latin America who are active in Latin American markets, taking into account the comparative effects of legislation and their effective implementation.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A new structure for Growth]]>

Published : Mon, 01 Jun 2015

The Commission has decided on a major restructuring of the new DG dealing with Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs which was created at the beginning of 2015. The new DG was created to make sure that the internal market operates at maximum efficiency and to give a boost to [...]

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Sun, 31 May 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[How to Protect Trade Secrets when Meeting Potential Partners]]> Published : Wed, 01 Apr 2015

The latest blog article from Your IP Insider explains how to protect trade secrets.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:00:00 GMT
<![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