<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/ipr/publications/index_en.htm European communities Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:19:26 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Latest issue of the quarterly newsletter by the China IPR SME Helpdesk now online]]> Published : Mon, 02 Mar 2015

The China IPR SME Helpdesk provides EU SMEs with free and essential ‘how to’ advice in relation to their IPR in China. The latest edition of the Helpdesk's online newsletter is now available, with a case study of Vogmask, an EU SME that used the services of the Helpdesk when [...]

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA['China IPR Considerations for European Businesses in the ICT Industries' - a guide]]> Published : Mon, 23 Feb 2015

China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection system is expanding and improving, but it remains vastly different from the European system. A new guide aims to help information and communication technology (ICT) businesses navigate the most important IPR issues in China.

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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The general IPR landscape in China and how it relates to EU SMEs - an infographic]]> Published : Wed, 18 Feb 2015

The China IPR SME Helpdesk has produced a one-page infographic to provide a snapshot of the general IPR landscape in China and how it relates to EU SMEs. This infographic includes information on the Chinese market, IP watch outs as well as top tips on how to prevent intellectual property infringement. It [...]

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk ‘How-to’ Guide: How to Find an Intellectual Property Agent]]> Published : Mon, 09 Feb 2015

Filing proper intellectual property (IP) applications before starting a business in China is essential in order to protect a company’s intangible assets and provide a base for enforcing rights in China.

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Sun, 08 Feb 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk Guide: How to Search for Basic Chinese Company Information to Protect Your IP]]> Published : Fri, 06 Feb 2015

Finding local business partners and customers can be a major task when establishing business operations in China,

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guide to IPR Protection in China for the Fashion and Design Industry]]> Published : Wed, 21 Jan 2015

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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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guide to IPR Protection in China for the Food & Beverage Industry]]> Published : Wed, 21 Jan 2015

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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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guide to Geographic Indications in China]]> Published : Mon, 19 Jan 2015

‘Champagne’ may be regarded as a type of ’sparkling wine’, but it carries with it a highly-regarded reputation as a beverage with a specific fine taste and quality.

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:00:00 GMT
<![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[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