<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/initiatives/ipr/publications/index_en.htm European communities Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:21:48 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![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
<![CDATA[ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk publishes Cambodia IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Fri, 06 Sep 2013

Intellectual property issues can be the biggest stumbling block to expanding your business into new markets.

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Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk publishes Laos IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Fri, 06 Sep 2013

Intellectual property issues can be the biggest stumbling block to expanding your business into new markets.

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Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[China IPR SME Helpdesk guide: Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in China]]> Published : Thu, 05 Sep 2013

The intellectual property rights (IPR) available in China are very similar to those available in Europe.

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Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk publishes Philippines IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Tue, 04 Jun 2013

Intellectual property issues can be the biggest stumbling block to expanding your business into new markets.

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Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk publishes Thailand IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Mon, 27 May 2013

The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk has published an IP Country Factsheet for Thailand, outlining how your business can use the nation’s intellectual property rights system to protect yourself and maximise your potential.

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Sun, 26 May 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk publishes Indonesia IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Wed, 22 May 2013

The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk has published an IP Country Factsheet for Indonesia, outlining how your business can use the nation’s intellectual property rights system to protect yourself and maximise your potential.

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Tue, 21 May 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Revision of the China IPR SME Helpdesk guide to ‘Protection of Online IPR in China – Domain Names’, 25 June 2012]]> Published : Thu, 28 Jun 2012

Following the release of new generic Top-Level Domain names (gTLDs) in recent weeks, the China IPR SME Helpdesk has updated its guide to protection of online IPR in China to include the latest legal developments concerning online IP.  Addressing significant current topics such as ‘cybersquatting’ and ‘slamming’, the guide provides [...]

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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[China IPR SME Helpdesk publication, ‘Guide to R&D in China for European SMEs’ – 16 April 2012]]> Published : Tue, 08 May 2012

The China IPR SME Helpdesk releases its new publication that addresses all the significant IPR challenges faced by EU SMEs relating to R&D in China.  This guide outlines how to develop your IP strategy before conducting R&D in China, taking into account licensing for R&D contracts, defining ownership of new [...]

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Mon, 07 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Innovation in healthcare and access to medicines ]]> Published : Mon, 07 May 2012

A two-day conference gathered key actors and policy-makers in Brussels in order to discuss challenges and opportunities for innovation in healthcare. Access to patent information and local capacity building emerged as two of the most interesting topics explored during the session entitled ‘Improving access to medicines in Africa, where do [...]

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Sun, 06 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[China IPR SME Helpdesk publication, ‘Guide to R&D in China for European SMEs’ – 16 April 2012]]> Published : Tue, 17 Apr 2012

The China IPR SME Helpdesk releases its new publication that addresses all the significant IPR challenges faced by EU SMEs relating to R&D in China.  This guide outlines how to develop your IP strategy before conducting R&D in China, taking into account licensing for R&D contracts, defining ownership of new [...]

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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
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Published : Wed, 22 Feb 2012

Ülevaade peamistest Euroopa VKEdele pakutavatest rahastamisvõimalustest

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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Supporting European businesses in global markets ]]> Published : Wed, 01 Feb 2012

Expanding beyond EU borders still presents small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with obstacles, but the potential rewards of internationalisation for their growth are significant. The European Commission has therefore put forward a strategy to help European SMEs seize global opportunities by streamlining and strengthening support available for them.

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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Study on the Interplay between Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)]]> Published : Wed, 21 Sep 2011

The study suggests that the globalisation of actors and the convergence of technologies call for a global perspective on the interplay between IPRs and standardisation.The policies of the European Union should continue to promote voluntary, market-led standardisation, whereas IPR policies should be set by thestandard setting organisations (SSOs) [...]

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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[China IPR SME Helpdesk Newsletter, Issue 10]]> Published : Tue, 26 Jul 2011

The China IPR SME Helpdesk issued its latest newsletter on 19 July, 2011.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 22:00:00 GMT