RTD - DG Research and Innovation
GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
FISMA - DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
The objective of this Expert Group will be to identify existing problem areas and scope for improvement in the valuation of intellectual property rights (IPRs) in the EU, and to assess the need for policy action at EU and/or Member State level. The expert group was foreseen in the 2012 Work Programme of the Seventh Framework Programme [C(2012)6781]and directly contributes to implementing the actions of the Single Market Act 2 [COM(2012) 573] and of the Industrial Policy update communications [COM(2012) 582].
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives