The value of IP lies in the fact that it turns intangible assets into exclusive rights which companies can exploit and generate a return from their R&D activities. However, the efficiency of exploiting IP rights very much depends on following strong enforcement strategies, and it may not be very straightforward for an SME to employ efficient enforcement mechanisms. That is why in this SME Corner issue, we once again want to underline the significance of IP enforcement for SMEs.
IP SME Corner
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