<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/initiatives/ipr/publications/index_en.htm European communities Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:15:29 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Guide: Intellectual Property and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015]]> Published : Tue, 02 Dec 2014

The goal of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is regional economic integration in ASEAN by 2015.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Taiwan Factsheet]]> Published : Thu, 06 Nov 2014

Intellectual Property (IP) is a primary method for securing a return on investment in innovation and is particularly relevant to Small and Mediumsized Enterprises (SMEs) as they internationalise their business to areas such as Taiwan.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guide to Using Contracts to Protect your Intellectual Property]]> Published : Thu, 06 Nov 2014

There are many ways in which intellectual property (IP) owners should protect their valuable assets.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guide to IPR Protection in China for the Fashion and Design Industry]]> Published : Thu, 06 Nov 2014

The fashion industry encompasses the design, manufacturing, distribution, retailing, marketing and promotion of clothing, footwear and accessories and is worth billions of Euros every year.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guide to IPR Protection in China for the Food & Beverage Industry]]> Published : Mon, 27 Oct 2014

The food and beverage industry (F&B industry) includes the research and development, processing, production, wholesale and distribution and retailing (including branding) of a wide range of food products.

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Thailand Factsheet – Update]]> Published : Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Thailand is fast becoming one of the most important consumer economies in Asia and a significant manufacturing base for many European goods.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Malaysia Factsheet – Update]]> Published : Mon, 13 Oct 2014

Although not as large in terms of population as some of its neighbours, Malaysia represents a growing middle-income economy that is also an important trading partner of the EU; EU-Malaysia exports were worth more than €14.1 billion in 2013.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[BRAZIL IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

With more than 200 million population, Brazil is the biggest economy in Latin America.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Geographical Indications and Appellations of Origin in Chile]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Everybody is familiar with the concept of Geographical Indications (GIs) and Appellations of Origin (AOs).

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[URUGUAY IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Unofficially called the most ‘European’ nation in Latin America, Uruguay is a good place to start your SME internalization process.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ARGENTINA IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

The European Union is the largest investor in Argentina.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[MERCOSUR & Chile in a Nutshell]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

MERCOSUR, Chile and other markets in Latin America, such as Colombia, Mexico, and Panama, constitute interesting markets for the expansion and growth of European Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Plant Varieties Protection in Argentina]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Agriculture products among Argentina´s most important exports to the rest of the world.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Licensing in Latin America]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

The growth of an SME is inevitably linked to its international expansion, particularly in those cases where IP is an important asset for the enterprise.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk IP Factsheet for China]]> Published : Tue, 09 Sep 2014

Following entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2001, China has developed a comprehensive system of IP laws that generally matches international standards.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk Services Brochure]]> Published : Tue, 09 Sep 2014

The China IPR SME Helpdesk has produced a one-page infographic to concisely summarise the services it provides to EU SMEs.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Guide: “Top 20 IPR considerations when entering a new market”]]> Published : Mon, 04 Aug 2014

Intellectual property, as intangible assets, is a key factor in the competitiveness of European SMEs in the global economy. Protected IPR incentivises innovation, and is particularly relevant to SMEs as they internationalise their business via emerging markets such as those in Southeast Asia. The loss of business revenue, reputation and [...]

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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Guide: “Patent Protection in Southeast Asia”]]> Published : Mon, 30 Jun 2014

This guide provides European SMEs with an overview of the different types of patents, the patent application process and how to enforce your rights in case of an infringement in the various ASEAN countries.

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[China IPR SME Helpdesk and EU SME Centre ‘Your IP Insider’ blog post: “Get Your Game On in China”]]> Published : Tue, 18 Mar 2014

The gaming market in China has seen huge successive year-on-year growth over the last decade, with the industry now being led by mobile and online game formats.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk guide on “China IPR Considerations for European Businesses in the ICT Industries”]]> Published : Wed, 12 Mar 2014

China’s IPR protection system is expanding and improving, but differences with the European system remain.

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT