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  • Monday, 30.11.2020
    On 26 November 2020, the German Bundestag adopted with the necessary qualified majority the draft ratification bill including the consent to the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA). The…

  • Wednesday, 25.11.2020
    Today, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has launched GIview, a new search database for all geographical indications (GIs) protected at European Union level. GIview provides a…

  • Wednesday, 25.11.2020
    Today, the Commission published a new Action Plan on Intellectual Property to help companies, especially small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), to make the most of their inventions and creations…

  • Tuesday, 24.11.2020
    A new study published by the European Patent Office (EPO) today, 24 November 2020, shows that European universities and public research organisations use European patents as the main instrument to…

  • Tuesday, 24.11.2020
    EU citizens have a more positive attitude towards IP rights now than they did a few years ago. These are the findings of a new study by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), which…

  • Monday, 16.11.2020
    The Council of the European Union has adopted a set of conclusions on key elements of a future EU intellectual property policy. These conclusions should be seen as the Council's input to ongoing work…

  • Monday, 16.11.2020
    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has expanded its suite of online services with an online platform providing free access to comprehensive, unbiased, and structured reports on many…

  • Thursday, 29.10.2020
    In the framework of the European Union’s Strategy for the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Third Countries, the European Commission (DG Trade) is launching a public consultation in…

  • Thursday, 29.10.2020
    Amid a global pandemic with its significant impact on business in 2020, Interbrand has announced the brands that have fared best in its 2020 Best Global Brands ranking. As expected, social media and…

  • Tuesday, 20.10.2020
    The guidelines of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), which were adopted by the Executive Director on 12 December 2019 (Decision No EX-19-4) and have been in force since 1 …

  • Tuesday, 20.10.2020
    So far, more than 500 organisations (including universities, research institutes and private companies) and more than 1500 individuals  from all over Europe and beyond have endorsed the Manifesto for…

  • Tuesday, 20.10.2020
    Did you visit the revamped Horizon Results Platform yet? As part of the EU Funding & Tenders Portal, it enables EU-funded projects to showcase their results in view of future exploitation in…

  • Monday, 19.10.2020
    For hundreds of years, European inventors have created new products, services and business models, improving the way people around the world live and work. The recently launched #HiddenInventors…

  • Tuesday, 06.10.2020
    The European Patent Office (EPO) has recently published 'Inventors Revisited', a new video and podcast series in which it reconnects with former finalists and winners of the European Inventor Award.…

  • Tuesday, 29.09.2020
    The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has launched a new database called WIPO Lex-Judgments to provide free-of-charge access to leading judicial decisions related to intellectual…

  • Tuesday, 29.09.2020
    The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Digital SME Alliance have recently signed a collaboration agreement. The goal is to develop and implement joint initiatives to…

  • Tuesday, 22.09.2020
    The EUIPO has updated the Brexit section on its website ahead of 31 December 2020, the day on which the UK’s transition period after Brexit will end, as stipulated in the Withdrawal Agreement …

  • Monday, 21.09.2020
    The European Commission is funding a service to provide specialised, professional IP advice to European Universities and Public Research Organisations. Are you: Generating high-quality research, and…

  • Thursday, 03.09.2020
    Who will finance innovation? On 2 September 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has released its Global Innovation Index 2020 presenting the latest global innovation trends and…

  • Tuesday, 04.08.2020
    The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is providing new support services to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) emerge stronger from the current crisis. With the new "…