<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/ipr/news/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:16:00 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![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
<![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