<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/initiatives/ipr/news/index_en.htm European communities Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:46:02 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![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
<![CDATA[Help for EU SME to enter Latin America]]>

Published : Tue, 11 Feb 2014

After successful rollouts in China and Southeast Asia, the European Commission launched another IPR SME Helpdesk in Latin America. By providing free information and a variety of services, including legal assistance to help protect intellectual property rights, the Commission helps Europe’s SMEs benefit from the region’s continued growth.

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European IPR Helpdesk – new edition successfully launched ]]>

Published : Tue, 11 Feb 2014

The launch of the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, as well as of the Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs, COSME, is the basis for this year’s activities of the European IPR Helpdesk.

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[International market distortion hampers new technologies]]>

Published : Sun, 15 Dec 2013

Key enabling technologies (KETs) are an essential element of 21st century industry. Comprising advancements such as nanotechnology and industrial biotechnology, KETs enhance conventional industrial products and provide enormous economic potential.

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Objective: Uniform standards from Lisbon to Vladivostok]]>

Published : Sun, 15 Dec 2013

While the European Union and Russia are already strong trading partners, differences in standards still prevent truly unfettered bilateral trade.

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[IPR support measures - stakeholder meeting, 26 November 2013]]> Published : Tue, 10 Dec 2013

The organising services of the European Commission (Enterprise and Industry DG) wish to thank the many stakeholders both physically present and connecting on-line for their participation.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European campaign against counterfeit products]]>

Published : Tue, 10 Dec 2013

Designed to defraud and deceive, counterfeit products pose a threat to European citizens and the European economy.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COSME: € 2.3 billion to foster the competitiveness of SMEs over the next seven years]]>

Published : Thu, 21 Nov 2013

The European Commission welcomed today's adoption of the programme COSME by the European Parliament.

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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Strengthening the EU-Japan Economic Partnership ]]>

Published : Fri, 15 Nov 2013

The EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) hopes that the 21st EU-Japan Summit will help move EU-Japan bilateral relations to a new level.

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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT