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Events

Please select from our offer an event which suits the best your needs - conferences, (brand) courses, programs, seminars, (online) training, workshop - related to the Intellectual Property protection taking place in Europe and neighboring countries. Learn from the best teachers how to set up an effective IP management strategy for your company and how to realize a valuation of your intellectual capital.

19 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017
Internship for patent professionals

Praktika Intern 2017 – working with examiners

European Patent Academy
The Hague
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The Praktika Intern programme is designed for professional representatives working in private practice or industry with experience in drafting and prosecuting European patent applications. It is an international programme organised and co-ordinated by the European Patent Academy, and it aims to promote equal access to education and training opportunities in the field of European and international patent law and practice across all current and future contracting states of the European Patent Convention (EPC). Interns spend three weeks in Directorate-General 1 (DG 1), which is responsible for search, examination and opposition. They have the opportunity to work on actual case files and run prior-art searches. Each intern is looked after by one or more examiners, who explain step by step how DG 1 operates.

19 Sep 2017
VIP4SME event

IP Valuation workshop and VIP4SME infoday

TechDevCo Lab and Estonian Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Centre
Tallinn Tehnopol (Teaduspargi 6, Tallinn, Estonia)
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TechDevCo Lab and Estonian Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Centre will conduct VIP4SME infoday and advanced seminar on „IP Valuation“ on 19th of September in Tallinn Tehnopol (Teaduspargi 6, Tallinn, Estonia) at 9.00-12.00. The workshop aims to alert the SMEs about the importance of IP valuation in their innovation processes. During the event there is also infoday, where VIP4SME project will be presented together with the innovaccess website and its tools.

12 Sep 2017 14 Sep 2017
Public Events

IP Master Class

The IPO
London
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Learn about intellectual property from the Intellectual Property Office experts who register and grant trade marks, designs and patents, and advise government on copyright issues. 98% of past delegates said they had a better understanding of IP after attending the training course. The 2.5 day classroom based course will enable you to develop a detailed understanding of all aspects of IP and its relationship with business, culture and the economy. You will also develop sound practical skills you can apply to a business environment. You will learn about: protecting and defending your own IP – at home and abroad searching trade mark, design and patent registers the role of the IP attorney and when to seek professional advice understanding other people’s IP and how to avoid trouble

06 Sep 2017
Companies House First Time Directors Seminar

Companies House First Time Directors Seminar

Companies House
Woburn House Conference Centre, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London
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FREE First Time Director Seminar – London If you've just been appointed to a company for the first time and want to know about your responsibilities to Companies House, this is the seminar for you. The seminar's free of charge. The aim of the seminar is to: • explain your responsibilities as a director in relation to Companies House • help protect your company from corporate fraud and identity theft • inform you about compliance • demonstrate how you can search and use Companies House information for free You'll also get the opportunity to: meet some of the Companies House team Meet a representitve from Office of National Statistics meet a representative from the Intellectual Property Office meet a representative from Department of International Trade The seminar lasts approximately three hours. You'll have the opportunity to network with each other, seek advice or guidance and try our online services. You can choose a morning or afternoon session, they're both the same, so don't miss out.

24 Aug 2017
Public Events

Brand & Company Name

The IPO
Holiday Inn, Telford, TF3 4EH
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DESCRIPTION Join the experts from the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and Companies House who will help you understand Intellectual Property and your responsibilities as First Time Director. During the seminar you will... Discover What Intellectual Property (IP) is How to protect and manage your business IP Identify ways to exploit your IP commercially, to grow our business Understand What your responsibilities are when appointed as a First Time Director The incorporation process (setting up new business) How to search and use Companies House tools and information Refreshments available upon arrival for all event guests. We look forward to seeing you there.

23 Aug 2017
News

Webinar Invitation: IP Protection in China and South-East Asia for the Automotive Industry

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The automotive industry in China and in South-East Asia has seen rapid expansion over the last decade. There are clear opportunities for European businesses to profit from these booming markets, but precautionary steps must be taken to meet the challenges that China and South-East Asia pose. When it comes to IP protection, European SMEs that invest in the local automotive industry should be aware of the IP risks that they run when operating in China and South-East Asia, and the main tools at their disposal to protect against those risks.

07 Jul 2017
VIP4SME Events

VIP4SME - Value of Intellectual Property for SMEs Workshop for Small and Medium sized Enterprises – IP Objects and Enforcement Mechanisms

SAKPATENTI
Rooms Hotel Tbilisi
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Within the framework of the VIP4SME project the first workshop - IP Objects and Enforcement Mechanisms - will be held on July 7, 2017 in the city of Tbilisi, Georgia. The workshop is organized by the National Intellectual Property Office of Georgia (SAKPATENTI) and will focus on registration procedures of various intellectual property objects and existing enforcement mechanisms of Intellectual Property rights.  The event aims to provide effective tools for SMEs for better IP protection. 

06 Jul 2017
Infoday

VIP4SME - Infoday „From the first idea to success“

Fraunhofer-Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO
Fraunhofer IAO, Nobelstraße 12, DE-70569 Stuttgart
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The infoday „From the first idea to success“ within the project VIP4SME in Germany is held on July 6th in Stuttgart. The focus of this first infoday in Stuttgart will be on the usage of trademarks, design and patents in national and international businesses. The first part of the infoday will inform generally about IPRs and their usage with focus on exploitation. This part will be held by experts of Fraunhofer IAO as well as the European Patent Attorney Mr. Jochen Maser. Within the second part of the infoday Mrs. Susann Hartung of the Spätzle-Shaker UG will deliver practical insights into how to find a way through the IPR jungle and develop a product idea into a successful product portfolio.

06 Jul 2017
News

Training for intermediaries: Intellectual Property for innovative SMEs of French competitiveness clusters

AFPC (Association Française des Pôles de Compétitivité) and INPI (Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle)
Paris
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Proposed in the frame of the VIP4SME project, this training aims at exploring the issues at stake and challenges innovative companies must face in terms of intellectual property and present services and tools available for them. In particular, the INPI’s IP COACHING services offer and VIP4SME IP service will be presented. A training to better master the IP issues and be able to answer your SMEs requests

06 Jul 2017
VIP4SME Events

Training for intermediaries: Intellectual Property for innovative SMEs of French competitiveness clusters

AFPC (Association Française des Pôles de Compétitivité) and INPI (Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle)
Paris
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Proposed in the frame of the VIP4SME project, this training aims at exploring the issues at stake and challenges innovative companies must face in terms of intellectual property and present services and tools available for them. In particular, the INPI’s IP COACHING services offer and VIP4SME IP service will be presented. A training to better master the IP issues and be able to answer your SMEs requests

06 Jul 2017
Event organized by CCIAADL

Italian Info Day: How to grow your business using trademarks and patents

Chamber of Commerce Venezia Rovigo Delta Lagunare
Via Banchina Molini 8, Venezia Marghera - Italy
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"How to grow your business using trademarks and patents" July 6th 2017, h. 10.00 - 12.30 Chamber of Commerce Venezia Rovigo Delta Lagunare Via Banchina Molini 8, 30175 Venezia Marghera - Italy The Infoday aims to alert the SMEs about the importance of IP Protection in their innovation processes. During the event the VIP4SME Project will be presented, together with the innovaccess website and its tools.

06 Jul 2017
Training for SMEs organized by CCIAADL

Italian training: How to develope the business strategy using trademarks and patents: useful tools

Chamber of Commerce Venezia Rovigo Delta Lagunare
Via Banchina Molini 8, Venezia Marghera - Italy
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"How to develope the business strategy using trademarks and patents: useful tools" July 6th 2017, h. 14.00 - 16.30 Chamber of Commerce Venezia Rovigo Delta Lagunare via Banchina Molini 8 - 30175 Venezia Marghera, Italy. The event aims to train the SMEs to use useful tools about IP protection avaiable in innovaccess website, with a focus on the diagnosis tool of the Italian Trademarks and Patents Office and on operational examples.

05 Jul 2017 08 Jul 2017
Public Events

New Designers Pt2

Upper Street events Ltd
Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street London N1 0QH
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New Designers is the most important design event in the UK ensuring the life cycle of the design industry continues and thrives. Entering its 32nd edition, the New Designers exhibition brings together design education, design consumers and the design industry to celebrate and recognise and the next generation of graduate designers. New Designers gives you the unmissable opportunity to buy new products for your store or home, get inspired by fresh ideas and discover new design talent to commission or recruit. Each edition brings 3,000 of the most promising graduate talents from the UK’s leading design courses exhibit. The show features everything from illustration to animation, furniture to fashion, and gaming to glass and takes place at the Business Design Centre in London, the home of bringing business and design together.  It provokes fresh thinking and kick-starts careers, providing a pipeline of young talent into one of the UK’s leading sectors. Nowhere else is it possible to see such innovation and creativity across all disciplines, and the content is completely new every year.

04 Jul 2017
News

LAB – FAB – APP Investing in the European future we want

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The report of the High Level Group on Maximising the Impact of European Research and Innovation Programmes, chaired by Pascal Lamy was issued on July 3rd 2017.

28 Jun 2017 29 Jun 2017
Public event

Conference “From research results to markets”

European Patent Academy, University of Luxembourg
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Registration is now open for this conference bringing together European leaders from business and academia to discuss important aspects of the commercialisation and exploitation of public research results. Meet us on 28 and 29 June in Luxembourg to delve deeper into commercialisation options of research results, entrepreneurship, IP ownership, proof of concept, market opportunities assessment as well as financial aspects in these matters.

28 Jun 2017 01 Jul 2017
Public Events

New Designers Pt1

Upper Street Events Ltd
Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street London N1 0QH
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New Designers is the most important design event in the UK ensuring the life cycle of the design industry continues and thrives. Entering its 32nd edition, the New Designers exhibition brings together design education, design consumers and the design industry to celebrate and recognise and the next generation of graduate designers. New Designers gives you the unmissable opportunity to buy new products for your store or home, get inspired by fresh ideas and discover new design talent to commission or recruit. Each edition brings 3,000 of the most promising graduate talents from the UK’s leading design courses exhibit. The show features everything from illustration to animation, furniture to fashion, and gaming to glass and takes place at the Business Design Centre in London, the home of bringing business and design together.  It provokes fresh thinking and kick-starts careers, providing a pipeline of young talent into one of the UK’s leading sectors. Nowhere else is it possible to see such innovation and creativity across all disciplines, and the content is completely new every year.

27 Jun 2017
News from ANCES and SPTO, Spain

Conference on the importance of Industrial Property for companies

ANCES
CEEI Bahía de Cádiz,
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Contents: - The protection of "ideas": Industrial Property and Intellectual Property. - Key concepts about brands, trade names and industrial designs. - How to monetize Industrial Property titles. The web and services of the SPTO. - Key concepts through patents and utility models: key developments of the new Patent Law See more at: http://ceeicadiz.com/event/jornada_industrial_property/#sthash.wnkHThbc.dpuf

27 Jun 2017
Public Events

Venturefest West Midlands

Venturefest West Midlands
The Gallery, Birmingham NEC Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT
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Venturefest West Midlands will be held at Birmingham NEC on Tuesday 27th June 2017. It will provide entrepreneurs, investors and innovators to meet, engage and exchange ideas for co-operation and collaboration, particularly in the fields of science and emerging technologies.   With around 700 delegates expected to attend this one day event attendees will be able to engage directly with high growth entrepreneurs and service providers offering products, services, advice and support.

21 Jun 2017
Public Events

Profiting from Trade Secrets

Enterprise Ireland
Dublin
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The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation will officially launch the Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 at Enterprise Ireland headquarters, Eastpoint Business Park, Dublin at 2pm on June 21st, which will be followed by FREE industry seminar entitled “Profiting from Trade Secrets”. Trade secrets are a very important type of IP assets for most innovative companies, regardless of size and sector, as they often underpin a company’s competitive advantage.  However, experience shows that many companies, particularly SME’s, lack the necessary awareness and knowledge to manage them effectively.  This means that they are at risk of being lost and opportunities for future IP protection, e.g. patents, are greatly diminished.  The Certification of Inventions Scheme, which is only available to SME’s, is therefore an important Irish Government measure aimed at encouraging R&D performing SMEs to manage and exploit their IP to greater effect. 

21 Jun 2017
Public Events

Venturefest Oxford

Venturefest Oxford
Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0ES
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Venturefest Oxford will take place on Wednesday 21st June 2017 at the King’s Centre, Osney Mead. With its theme this year of ‘From Start-Up to Scale-Up’, we have responded to feedback and offer a more focused programme which highlights the most exciting sectors in Oxfordshire in a collaborative and interactive set of workshops, panel discussions, keynote speakers. and competitions. In addition we will be showcasing the most innovative businesses and cutting edge developments in the county.

20 Jun 2017
News from DKPTO Denmark

Danish companies gather inspiration, does business, and networks, at the Danish IP fair in Copenhagen.

The Danish Patent and Trademark Office
Industriens Hus - Copenhagen
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‘Industriens Hus’ was filled with more than 300 people and many Danish inventions on the 9th of May, It was a fair that gathered companies, investors, entrepreneurial researchers and university business developers.  More than 100 technologies were presented in diverse professional settings - covering the areas of: •Digital and ICT •Energy and Environment •Advanced Material and Technologies •Biotech and Health Care

14 Jun 2017
VIP4SME train the trainer event for German Patlibs

VIP4SME train the trainer event for German Patlibs

DPMA
Berlin
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DPMA organizes a train the trainer seminar for German Patlibs with a view to build the necesary capacities and instruments for the implementtion of VIP4SME 1:1 actions. The focus of the training is a hands-on IP-audit approach that is to be delivered in a short period of time with little effort for the preparation but yet concise enough to give a significant added value to SMEs.  

13 Jun 2017
Infoday

VIP4SME - Infoday

The Swedish Patent and Registration Office, The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and Almi Företagspartner.
Almi Företagspartner, S:t Larsgatan 18, Linköping
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The first infoday within the project VIP4SME in Sweden is held on June 13 in Linköping. This infoday is organised by The Swedish Patent and Registration Office together with the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and Almi Företagspartner. The focus on this first infoday will be on trademarks, design and patents in international businesses.

08 Jun 2017
VIP4SME Events

VIP4SME - Infoday for Beginners

Austrian Patent Office
Dresdner Strasse 87, 1200 Vienna
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The first Infoday within the project VIP4SME in Austria is held on June 8, 2017 in Vienna in the premises of the Austrian Patent Office. It is organized by the Austrian partners of the project, namely the Austrian Patent Office, Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH and Business Upper Austria – OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH. This awareness-raising event provides the participants with basic information on the varieties of IP protection in Austria and in Europe as well as with information on relevant support programmes of the partners for the enhancement of business success in global competition. Furthermore, a live demonstration on patent information techniques will be given by the European Patent Office.

08 Jun 2017
Public Events

Harlow Business Exhibition

Harlow Business Exhibitions Ltd
Manor of Groves Hotel High Wych, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0JU
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The biggest and best business event in the East of England, this is a great opportunity to meet companies who are active in the Harlow area. Around 750 visitors will come to meet the best of Harlow and, if you are serious about trading in this district Harlow is home to some fantastic organisations including small, medium and large ‘blue chip’ companies. The Harlow Business Exhibition is about getting all companies under one roof to network, make new contacts, learn new skills, to win new business, which in turn will increase profits and margins for your businesses. Harlow Business Exhibition is open to any business – no matter how small or large – in all industry sectors. Whilst the event was initially aimed to attract businesses in ‘Harlow’, the network has steadily grown and is attracting exhibitors and attendees from across Essex and Hertfordshire.    

06 Jun 2017
Public Events

#BizTalks presents: How to Protect Your Business Ideas at home and abroad

Business & IP Centre Sheffield
Central Library Surrey Street Sheffield S1 1XZ
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Business & IP Centre Sheffield is pleased to welcome back our partners at the Intellectual Property Office. This session is perfect for businesses looking to protect their IP at home and abroad. Businesses create and use intellectual property all the time, perhaps without realising it. The Value of your IP whether it’s a trade mark, patent, design, copyright or trade secret can far outweigh the value of your physical assets. This workshop will explore the world of IP both at home and abroad and go through some of the key benefits and pitfalls of IP when exporting. Participants on this course will be able to: - Describe the different types of IP and identify them within their business. - Understand the difference between registered and unregistered rights - See the importance and value of IP to their business - Understand that IP rights are territorial so different countries can have different regulations - Explain the different routes and mechanisms to protect IP abroad - Identify potential IP issues when exporting

02 Jun 2017
Public Events

The European Patent System - Patents as source of Technological Information - Espacenet searching

European Patent Office (EPO)/Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation (OBI)
Hotel Golden Age, Michalakopoulou 57 Athens, Room: Sapfo
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02 Jun 2017
IP WORKSHOP

Espacenet searching - IP Management tools

VIP4SME - HELLENIC INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY ORGANISATION/ PRAXI NETWORK
Hotel Golden Age, Michalakopoulou 57 Athens, Room: Sapfo
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01 Jun 2017
TRAINNING SEMINAR

The European Patent System - Understanding and analyzing patent claims - Economic benefits of IPRs

European Patent Office (EPO)/Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation (OBI)
G. Koumantos Hall (Ground Building of the OBI), 5 G. Stavroulaki, Maroussi.
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01 Jun 2017
TRAINNING SEMINAR

IP Management Tools

VIP4SME - HELLENIC INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY ORGANISATION/ PRAXI NETWORK
G. Koumantos Hall (Ground Building of the OBI), 5 G. Stavroulaki, Maroussi
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17 May 2017
Public Events

Result/Patent/License seminar

CVTI SR
Bratislava
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Seminar for Slovak researchers and innovators organized by the Technology Transfer Centre at the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information. The event will be streamed as well.  

11 May 2017
VIP4SME Events

VIP4SME – Economic Value of Intellectual Property for SMEs Infoday

VIP4SME, Intellectual Property Center SAKPATENTI
RAMISHVILI STR. #31, TBILISI
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The first Infoday within the VIP4SME project in Georgia will be held on May 11, 2017 in the city of Tbilisi. The Infoday will be organized by the National Intellectual Property Office of Georgia (SAKPATENTI). The focus of Infoday will be on the protection and management of IP rights, as well as on economic value of intellectual property. 

04 May 2017
Public Event from PRH Finland

IPR for Startups on 4 may 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH)
Arkadiankatu 6A, Helsinku, Finland
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The Finnish Patent and Registration Office, as part of VIP4SME, organizes an event for startups with an in-depth review of the IPR challenges and opportunities that startups or inventors may come across. The experienced speakers include venture capitalists, serial entrepreneurs, patent attorneys, representatives from government organisations and startups themselves. For further and detailed informations: https://www.prh.fi/fi/tietoa_prhsta/tapahtumat/IPR_for_Startups_4.5.2017.html

04 May 2017
VIP4SME Events

VIP4SME Info Day - From idea to business

Norwegian Industrial Property Office
Trondheim, Norway
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Central topics for the seminar: - What forms of protection exist and what are the benefits - What is the value of IPR protection - Which IPR tools exist - Strategic use of IPR

25 Apr 2017 26 Apr 2017
Public Events

The 4th International B2B Software Days - the Future of Digital Business

Vienna, Austria
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The event is free of charge and primarily targets companies and R&D institutions looking for technological, research and business cooperations. Consulting companies without technical expertise in digital business are not target group of this event.  The 4th International B2B Software Days are organised by FFG, WKO/Advantage Austria, the Vienna Business Agency, Austria Wirtschaftsservice in collaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network, Eureka, and the go-international initiative.

25 Apr 2017 27 Apr 2017
Public Events

IP Master Class

Intellectual Property Office
Abbey Orchard Street London
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Learn about intellectual property from the Intellectual Property Office experts who register and grant trade marks, designs and patents, and advise government on copyright issues. 98% of past delegates said they had a better understanding of IP after attending the training course. The 2.5 day classroom based course will enable you to develop a detailed understanding of all aspects of IP and its relationship with business, culture and the economy. You will also develop sound practical skills you can apply to a business environment. You will learn about: protecting and defending your own IP – at home and abroad searching trade mark, design and patent registers the role of the IP attorney and when to seek professional advice understanding other people’s IP and how to avoid trouble

24 Apr 2017
Public Events

Seminar on the Protection of Industrial Property

Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
G. Koumantos Hall (Ground Building of the OBI), 5 G. Stavroulaki, Maroussi.
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The Industrial Property Organization (OBI) will hold a Seminar on the Protection of Industrial Property on Monday, April 24 at 13.30, in the G. Koumantos Hall (Ground Building of the OBI).  The seminar will be attended by students of the University of the Aegean.

09 Apr 2017
Public Events

Patras Innovation Quest 2017/ workshop "Research and Innovation - Intellectual Property Protection"

General Secretariat for Research and Technology,Federation of Industries of Peloponnese and Western Greece, Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation,PRAXI Network
Pampeloponnisiako stadium of Patras
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06 Apr 2017
VIP4SME Infoday in Kraljevo, Serbia

Protection of SME recognition with IPR in business environment

Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia
Kraljevo
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The second Info day within the VIP4SME project in Serbia will be held on April 6, 2017 in the city of Kraljevo. The Info day will be organized by the Intellectual Property Office of Serbia in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and its regional branch office in Kraljevo. The focus of Info day will be on the protection and management of IP rights in business environment, recognition with IPR in domestic and foreign markets as well as on enforcement of IPR.

30 Mar 2017
News from SPTO Spain

Conference on the importance of Industrial Property and intangible assets for companies, March 30, Zaragoza

ANCES and SPTO
Central building of CEEIARAGÓN in Zaragoza
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On March 30, 2017 will take place a conference on the importance of Industrial Property and intangible assets for SMEs. The conference will be in the central building of CEEIARAGÓN in Zaragoza, beginning at 10:15 am. This event is part of the European Project VIP4SME in the framework program for research and innovation H2020 in which the National Association of BICs (ANCES) and Spanish Patent and Trademark Office are involved. Please confirm attendance at: inscripciones@ceeiaragon.es More information    

30 Mar 2017
Workshop

Athens Science Festival 2017

Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Innovathens
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29 Mar 2017 31 Mar 2017
EPO event for patent search professionals

Search Matters 2017

EPO
Munich, Germany
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Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO's patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants - many of whom are repeat attendees - it is more a "must-have" than a "nice-to-have".

29 Mar 2017
Public Events

The Value of Intellectual Property for Businesses

Lithuanian Innovation Centre
Vilnius
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The Info day on Intellectual Property will be held on March 29, 2017 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Info day is organized by the Lithuanian Innovation Centre. The focus of Info day will be on the value and management of IP rights in business environment. The SMEs will hear about the types of protection available such as patents, trademarks, copyright, know-how. Attendees will gain an understanding of the value of the IP for the growth of the company, what type of IP protection to choose, how to manage different IP rights etc.

22 Mar 2017
Public Events

IP MATTERS

Cambridge Information & Intellectual Property Meeting
Cambridge, UK
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IP Matters provides an introduction for those who would like to understand more about Intellectual Property. During the training we will review the type of protection available such as patents, trademarks, design, copyright, know how and when to keep know how secret. We will also look at how to understand other people’s patents by reviewing patent documents already published, consider how to carry out a basic prior art search, a trademark availability search, and show how to navigate patent office websites to determine legal status of third party IP. Attendees will gain an understanding of how to protect their own innovations, in order to build an IP portfolio.

22 Mar 2017
Public Events

IP AND COMMERCIALISATION

Cambridge Information & Intellectual Property Meeting
Cambridge, UK
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The event will provide you with a basic understanding of how to develop, commercialise and manage IP. We will review how to approach collaborations (as partners, suppliers, customers) from the IP perspective, with topics covering contracts and confidentiality agreements, building an IP strategy, preparing an IP policy, and IP matters relating to employees. The training will consider IP management, and provide a framework for establishing a robust practice in house. This course should appeal to those embarking on the commercialisation of IP through licencing, sale, or joint venture activities, and also those who may want to review their own procedures. The course is primarily focused on techniques applicable for managing and commercialising technologies which are patentable and considering approaches for different companies and situations.

14 Mar 2017
Seminar

Protection of Inventions and Τechnological information from published Patents

HELLENIC INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY ORGANISATION/ ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
47A Evelpidon (& 33 Lefkados), Athens, Room 606
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07 Mar 2017
Seminar

Introduction Seminar on Industrial Property

Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation premises, room G. Koumantos
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28 Feb 2017
Seminar

ESPACENET: Theory and Practice

Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation/ National Technical University (NTUA)
National Technical University (NTUA)/ New Building - School of Mechanical Engineering
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28 Feb 2017 02 Mar 2017
Public Events

Science Research Innovation Fair

Brno, Czech Republic
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Science Research Innovation Fair (SRIF) creates a new interdisciplinary platform linking the scientific and research areas with business. It offers opportunity for schools, companies, researches and scientific teams to present their outputs to each other, as well as to specialised and open public at least one time per year. There will be presented especially innovative companies, scientific-technical parks and centres, scientific teams, individual researches, universities, institutions and other organisations and companies without which the research, development and innovation and their application into practice would not be possible. Applicators of the results of R&D will present here their successful launch of innovations into the practise and they will have the opportunity to acquire new subjects and partners for their future projects. Visitors will be able to see their activities and their finished, opened or planned projects.

23 Feb 2017
Public Events

Intellectual Property, Funding and Commercial Legal Issues for Startups

J A Kemp & Co
Cambridge
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Compared to big businesses, startups face more acute pressures in terms of money, time and staying on the cutting edge. This means that securing funding and ensuring that you have the right IP protection for your technology at the right time is crucial to support your business plan. The session is aimed specifically at startups and entrepreneurs. It will cover different ways of securing funding as well as trade marks, patents, designs, copyright and confidential information.

21 Feb 2017 22 Feb 2017
Event from SPTO Spain

SME2017 - VIII Edition

CREAVENTURE
Barclaycard Center, Madrid
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The VIII edition of the SME fair “Salón MiEmpresa” will be held in Madrid on 21 and 22 February 2017, organized by Creaventure. This  fair is reference event for entrepreneurs, self-employed, micro-enterprises and SMEs. It involves most of the institutions, associations and support networks that are dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs in our country. The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office will be present at this event with a stand with CEVIPYME, Support Center for SMEs in the field of Industrial Property, Intellectual and Innovation management. Experts from SPTO will offer two lectures entitled "Who can help me with the Industrial Property?" (Tuesday, February 22) and "Industrial Property as a tool for the internationalization of companies: brands, designs and patents" (Wednesday, February 22).

17 Feb 2017 18 Feb 2017
Public Events

The Franchise Show

MFV Events
Excel London
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The Franchise Show is not just useful for those looking at buying a franchise, but starting a business in general. Those who are considering starting their own business, in any industry, will benefit from these general business inspirational, educational and motivational seminars, covering the very essentials of successful practice. 

16 Feb 2017
Public Events

Love Business Expo

Love Business Expo
Donnington Park
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Love Business Expo is a business to business networking exhibition with a difference. It brings business and personal development opportunities together and the purpose of the Expo is to motivate, inspire and connect those in business.  If you are a business owner, manager or thinking of starting a business - and you need answers, inspiration or just to see what’s happening in your area - Love Business EXPO is for you. The Expo is an ideal way to connect with others in business, meet new suppliers and joint venture partners and be kept up to date with the latest in the business world. Business is all about people and relationships and more so now than ever before, people buy from people who they know, like and trust.

01 Feb 2017
News

12 finalists of the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

European Commission
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The shortlist contains twelve outstanding women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market. For the first time, this year's contest includes three finalists in a new category, the Rising Innovator, to recognise excellence in female entrepreneurs aged 30 years or under. All of the finalists have founded or co-founded a successful company based on their innovative ideas. The finalists were selected by a high-level jury consisting of independent experts from business, venture capital, entrepreneurship and academia. 47 applications were submitted from across the EU and the countries associated to Horizon 2020, the EU's funding programme for research and innovation, which provides the prize money for the Women Innovators award. The companies created by the contestants showcase innovations in a wide range of sectors, with life science and ICT being the most dominant ones. The twelve finalists were presented at the UNConvention event in Brussels.

01 Feb 2017
Public Events

Companies House First Time Directors

Companies House
Manchester
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If you have just been appointed to a Company for the first time and want to know more about your responsibilities to Companies House then this is the seminar for you. The seminar is free of charge. The aim of the seminar is to: explain how to easily and securely send information to Companies House protect your company from corporate identity theft inform you about Companies House compliance make you aware of changes to the Companies Act demonstrate how you can search and use Companies House information You will also get the opportunity to: meet some of the Companies House team trial our online services meet a representative from the Intellectual Property Office The seminar lasts for approximately three hours during which you will have the opportunity to network with each other, seek advice and guidance and view our online services. You can choose a morning or afternoon session so don't miss out.

20 Jan 2017
Public Events

Training about Intellectual Property will be held on January 20th in Ankara

Ankara University
Ankara
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A training about Intellectual Property will be organized by the Ankara University. Content of the training will be as follows:   ·         Criteria of patentability ·         IP rights about computers and softwares ·         New patent law of Turkey ·         International patent applications and priorities

20 Jan 2017
News

10 key technology trends for the future identified by the OECD

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What technologies are expected to disrupt economies and societies over the next 10 -15 years? The OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2016 identifies as the most perspective: Additive Manufacturing; Advanced Energy Storage Technologies; Artificial Intelligence; Big Data Analytics; Blockchain; Internet of Things; Micro and Nano Satellites; Nanomaterials; Neurotechnologies; Synthetic Biology.  

18 Jan 2017
Public Events

BEST Essex Business Show

BEST Growth Hub
Hylands House Chelmsford
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Organised by the BEST Growth Hub, the BEST Essex Business Show 2017 is the only free local event that brings together all publicly funded business support for small and medium sized businesses in Essex. Whether you are a well-established business looking to grow, or your business plans are in the early stages at the moment, or even just an idea, there is something for every entrepreneur or budding entrepreneur.

14 Dec 2016
Public Events

Seminar "The Protection of Inventions as Investment in Entrepreneurship"

National Technical University (NTUA)
National Technical University (NTUA)/ New Building - School of Mechanical Engineering
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14 Dec 2016
Public Events

Eurostars Webinar - Helping SMEs to innovate

Eurostars-Eureka
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Ahead of the next cut-off deadline for Eurostars funding applications on 02 March 2017 at 20:00 CET, a webinar will be organized on 14 December 2016 to provide straightforward and comprehensive information to future participants. The webinar will take place, from 11h00 to 12h00 Brussels Time on Wednesday, 14 of December  and will span across the following topics: - a presentation of the Eurostars programme - why should I take part in Eurostars - the Eurostars process: application, evaluation, monitoring - an explanation of the eligibility criteria imposed on projects - a description of the evaluation criteria - differences with other SME instruments - tips and tricks for success The webinar will be followed by a questions and answers session.

09 Dec 2016
Public Events

Industry 4.0 and its impact on the patent system

European Patent Office, Munich
European Patent Office Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1 80469 Munich GERMANY
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01 Dec 2016 02 Dec 2016
IP summit 2016

The Paneuropean Intellectual Property Summit

Brussels, Belgium
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For its 11th edition, on 1st and 2nd December 2016, Premier Cercle™ will gather 100+ IP high-level speakers and 450+ delegates from corporate, private, institutional and academic worlds at the Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit (IP Summit) in Brussels at the World Customs Organization. This two-days conference aims at discussing trademark, patent, trade secrets, copyright and design major recent evolutions, actions, issues and ongoing EU Reforms.

29 Nov 2016 30 Nov 2016
VIP4SME event

VIP4SME Steering Committee meeting in Venice, Italy

VIP4SME team
Venice, Italy
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23 Nov 2016
International conference

Spreading Excellence and Crossing the Innovation Divide Conference

Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development in Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
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22 Nov 2016
European Commission - Press release

European Commission gives boost to start-ups in Europe

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The Commission's Start-up and Scale-up Initiative aims to give Europe's many innovative entrepreneurs every opportunity to become world leading companies. It pulls together all the possibilities that the EU already offers and adds a new focus on venture capital investment,insolvency law and taxation. The Commission will adopt a set of measures to support the use of Intellectual Property Rights by SMEs and take action to support access by start-ups to the €2 trillion European public procurement market.

21 Nov 2016
Workshop

Entrepreneurship Education, Workshop on “Business Innovation”

Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation, General Secretariat for Industry/ StartUpGreece, Business School of Mediterranean College
Mediterranean College-Lecture Hall, Pellinis 8, Athens
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16 Nov 2016 18 Nov 2016
Public Events

MARKENFORUM 2016

German Patent and Trademark Office
Munich, Germany
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15 Nov 2016
News

Events on IP protection at DPMA

DPMA
Berlin
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https://www.dpma.de/service/seminare_veranstaltungen/index.html

15 Nov 2016
Public Events

VIP4SME Infoday on your Doorstep in BERLIN

DPMA
Berlin
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November 15th the German Patent- and Trademark Office  (DPMA) hosts the first official VIP4SME Infoday in cooperataion with the European Patent Office (EPO). VIP4SME Infodays are organized with the view to increase awareness on IP issues related to the management and exploitation of technologies as well as the business use of European level IP rights.  They target SMEs that have strong innovation background but do not have had experience with the management of their IP. Also, tools and methodologies related to IP management may/will be presented.

10 Nov 2016
IP in life sciences

International workshop on “IP-Protection of Biological Inventions“

University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland
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The workshop will take place from 10:00 to 17:00 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel (Pro Iure Auditorium, Peter Merian-Weg 8, Basel). According to the announcement, it will be of particular interest to academics and practitioners involved in IP matters that focus on biological inventions. The topics discussed will range from obtaining patents on biological material to legal aspects of deposits under the Budapest Treaty and equivalent national law provisions to the scope of protection for patents on biological.

10 Nov 2016
IP in life sciences

Conference on IP Dispute Resolution in Life Sciences

WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center and University of Bonn
Bonn, Germany
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10 Nov 2016 11 Nov 2016
Conference

Inventions in Agricultural and Food Sector: The way to the market

European Patent Academy and the Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens, Hellas
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09 Nov 2016
Public Events

FOOD & BEVERAGE LAW AND IP SUMMIT

London, UK
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The F&B Law & IP event is the premier event supporting creative partnerships in the food and beverage industry. The event is bringing together the most influential brand and IP owners, F&B manufacturers, licensees and licensed goods retailers.

08 Nov 2016 10 Nov 2016
Public Events

Patent Information Conference 2016

EPO
Madrid, Spain
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This year the EPO Patent Information Conference (EPOPIC) will take place in Madrid, Spain, from 8 to 10 November (with training courses on 7 November).        

07 Nov 2016 08 Nov 2016
Public Events

Training session for Spanish Business Innovation Centers

ANCES and SPTO
SPTO office in Madrid
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ANCES (National Association of Business Innovation Centers) and SPTO (Spanish Patent and Trademark Office) will organice on 7th and 8th November a IP training session for professionals who give support to bussines organizations. The session will count with IP experts from the SPTO and from institutions dedicated to financing SMEs in Spain. Place: SPTO office in Madrid  

03 Nov 2016
Public Events

Patenting inventions From idea to commercialisation

European Patent Office and Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Science and Technology Park of Epirus, University Campus 45500 Ioannina, Hellas
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01 Nov 2016
Public Events

Patenting inventions From idea to commercialisation

European Patent Office and Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Thessaloniki, Amphitheatre I (ground floor) AUTH, KEDEA Building (red building) 3rd, Septemvriou str., Campus, HELLAS
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31 Oct 2016
Public Events

“Mach's mit! Einsteiger-Workshop zu gewerblichen Schutzrechten“

German Patent and Trademark Office
Berlin, Germany
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26 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2016
Public Events

Conference Re-Industrialisation of the EU 2016

Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, European Commission
Bratislava, Slovakia
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21 Oct 2016
Seminar

Protection of Design, The way to the market

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Mediterranean Palace, Thessaloniki, Hellas
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20 Oct 2016
Exhibition

The Welsh Business Show

Swansea
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The Welsh Business Shows : Swansea This unique event attracts a wide network of business visitors and exhibitors from throughout Wales and the West Country. Visitors experience a vibrant business to business shell scheme trade show environment with a great mix of business sectors represented. This Show is an opportunity for you to acquire new business techniques, listen to inspiring keynote speakers, seek expert advice, gain knowledge from other delegates and exhibitors and improve business contacts through networking.

19 Oct 2016
Seminar

Protection of Design, The way to the market

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Hellas
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17 Oct 2016
Sheffield Business Exhibition

Sheffex 2016

Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Hotel Sheffield
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11am-5pm 17 October 2016 Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Hotel Sheffield The local business to business event where everyone is welcome SheffEX is the place where people get together to make new contacts, opportunities, deals and profits to make business thrive. The largest business to business event in the Sheffield City Region Make new contacts and decision makers Focussed at people doing business in the Sheffield City Region Attracting business owners, directors, entrepreneurs Attended by all sectors including trades, professionals, finance, legal

17 Oct 2016
Seminar

Protection of Design, The way to the market

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
University of the Aegean, Syros, Hellas
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13 Oct 2016 14 Oct 2016
IP AT THE HEART OF YOUR BUSINESS

The London IP Summit 2016

London, UK
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The London IP Summit is an industry leading event dedicated to bringing together IP owners, experts and investors to address key challenges and operational issues faced by companies and IP professionals today.

04 Oct 2016 05 Oct 2016
Conference

Technology Transfer in Slovakia and abroad

Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, European Commission
Bratislava, Slovakia
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26 Sep 2016 27 Sep 2016
Public Events

ICT Proposers' Day 2016

European Commission
Bratislava, Slovakia
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ICT Proposers' Day 2016, organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology in cooperation with the Slovakian Presidency, is specifically dedicated to networking and promoting research and innovation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies.  The event will focus on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17, including ICT calls across all three pillars of Horizon 2020. The event will be held as part of the Digital Week, a series of events that focus on European policies and programmes in this field. ICT Proposers Day 2016 will offer an exceptional occasion to build quality partnerships as it will connect academia, research institutes, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe. The event is free of charge but registration is required.

21 Sep 2016
Public event in Germany

„Die Nominierungen zum Deutschen Zukunftspreis 2016“

Deutsches Museum
Munich, Germany
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16 Sep 2016 20 Sep 2016
Public Events

2016 AIPPI World Congress

Milan, Italy
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The annual AIPPI World Congresses offer excellent networking opportunities and educational programmes, which feature workshops on international IP issues, special panels of experts, mock trials and much more.

12 Sep 2016 20 Sep 2016
Virtual classroom on IP for SMEs

Virtual classrooms on IP management

European Patent Academy
online
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This series of four one-hour virtual classroom sessions will introduce the main concepts of IP management and how IP can add value to companies. IP management extends beyond the mere administration of patents, trademarks and copyrights and interfacing with attorneys. It includes the identification of strategically valuable IP, development of IP strategies, the use of patent information for decision-making processes, IP portfolio management, IP cost planning, licensing and enforcement as well as  freedom-to-operate analysis. The sessions are particularly suitable for staff in small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) coming to IP management from a background in, for example, R&D, business development or general management.

01 Jul 2016
Start of Visegrad Patent Institute

The Visegrad Patent Institute starts its operation on July 1st 2016

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The Visegrad Patent Institute (VPI) is an intergovernmental organization for cooperation in the field of patents established by the four Visegrad countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland and the Slovak Republic (V4 countries).  The VPI was appointed as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in order to attain a wide range of important objectives at various (global, European, regional and national) levels. The VPI fills a territorial gap within the global system of the PCT, acting as an International Authority for Central and Eastern Europe. It is noteworthy that in WIPO, the Group of Central European and Baltic States is the only regional group without a functioning International Authority under the PCT. The VPI also makes up for the missing link in the network of European PCT authorities. Therefore, the VPI is intended to support the development and usefulness of the PCT system by adding further competent resources to those already available, especially in respect of a region currently without its own International Authority in place.  The structure of the VPI follows the existing successful model of the Nordic Patent Institute. Thus, the governance of the VPI as an intergovernmental organization is ensured by its Administrative Board composed of the representatives of the Contracting States, while the VPI’s Secretariat, headed by the Director, is responsible for the organization, day-to-day management and administrative support of the VPI’s work.

29 Jun 2016
Public Events

Train the trainer Teaching with the IP teaching kit for OBI staff members

European Patent Academy/European Patent Office in collaboration with Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation (OBI) Room “Georgios Koumantos”
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28 Jun 2016
Public Events

Train the trainer Teaching with the IP teaching kit

European Patent Academy/European Patent Office - Laboratory of Industrial and Energy Economics (LIEE / NTUA) in collaboration with the Innovation and Entepreneurship Unit of NTUA and Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation (OBI)
National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) Multimedia Conference Room 9, Heroon Polytechneioy str. Zografou Campus, Athens 15780
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20 Jun 2016
News

Estonia helps to develop Central Asian intellectual property

The Estonian Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Centre
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Experts from the Estonian Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Centre (EIPTTC) are helping to develop both the understanding and the use of intellectual property in Central Asia. Being a success story among the ex-Soviet countries, Estonia has a wealth of experience and knowledge to share. Today in Kyrgyzstan EIPTTC experts are giving a lecture to different members of faculty from Kyrgyzstan universities. Kyrgyzstan hopes to implement the same kind of intellectual property study program in its schools and universities as in Estonia. After almost three years of successful cooperation, the Kyrgyzstan government based many points of their intellectual property guide plan on knowledge gained from EIPTTC. For EIPTTC experts it is a reward for great amount of work. „We have been active in Central Asia for years and it is good to see the progress, that has occurred over that time. We have had over a dozen visits, lectures and workshops in Kyrgyzstan and they have been eager learners“ says the director of EIPTTC, Mr. Marius Kuningas. In addition to Kyrgyzstan, EIPTTC have been active in other Central Asian countries as well, such as Tajikistan. „It is easier for us to share our experiences over there because of our shared history. We understand the process that they are going through, because we ourselves went through it 20 years ago. And because of it we can get our message across easier, than other western partners“ explains Mr. Kuningas.

17 Jun 2016
News from Slovakia

Changes in Filing International Applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty in Electronic Form

Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic
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27 May 2016
News from Hellas

Patenting inventions How to draft a patent – From idea to commercialisation

European Patent Office and Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation
Hellas/ Room “Georgios Koumantos” 5, Gianni Stavroulaki str. 15125 Paradissos Amaroussiou
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01 Feb 2016 01 Feb 2017
Public Events

Companies House First Time Directors Seminar

Companies House
Manchester Conference Centre
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If you have just been appointed to a Company for the first time and want to know more about your responsibilities to Companies House then this is the seminar for you. The seminar is free of charge. The aim of the seminar is to: explain how to easily and securely send information to Companies House protect your company from corporate identity theft inform you about Companies House compliance Find out how to identify and protect your Intellectual Property

29 May 2015
Public Events

Patenting inventions "From idea to commercialisation"

The European Patent Office (European Patent Office) and the Industrial Property Organisation (OBI) in collaboration with the University of the Aegean
University of the Aegean, Classroom B, Geography Building, University Hill, Mytilene
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27 May 2015
Public Events

Patenting inventions "From idea to commercialisation"

The European Patent Office (European Patent Office) and the Industrial Property Organisation (OBI) in collaboration with the University of Macedonia
University of Macedonia – Congress room, Egnatia 156, str. Thessaloniki
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22 May 2015 24 May 2015
Public Events

2nd Greek Innovation Forum 2015

MONEY SHOW and the Portal “Innovation Technology Transfer”
Hotel Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki, Hellas
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13 May 2015
Public Events

Intellectual Property Management for SMEs, Decentralised Training Session for ENTERPRISE EUROPE NETWORK EXPERTS

PRAXI Network/FORTH, National Documentation Centre EKT
Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece
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17 Apr 2015
Public Events

Workshop on Intellectual Property

Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (IME GSEVEE)
IME GSEVEE, 46 Aristotelous str, Athens Hellas
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04 Dec 2014 05 Dec 2014
BIP Asia Forum

BIP Asia Forum

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
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27 Nov 2014
Webinar

Webinar on Customs in Mexico

Mexico
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24 Nov 2014
Workshop

One day workshop on 'Gathering technical and commercial information from EPO's patent information products and commercialisation of IP' (Ahmedabad)

Hotel Courtyard by Marriot, Ahmedabad
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20 Nov 2014
IP for SMEs Forum

IP for SMEs Forum - Building sustainable IP support services for SMEs

Brussels
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20 Nov 2014 22 Nov 2014
EEN event

1st Enterprise Europe Network - India Brokerage Event

India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Delhi, India
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19 Nov 2014
Stakeholder Meeting

ASEAN, China and MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesks Stakeholder Meeting, 19 November, Brussels, Belgium

Martin’s Hotel , 80 Boulevard Charlemagne, Schuman, Bruxelles, Belgium
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