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Intellectual property: tools for protecting your ideas and patent search

Intellectual propertyWhat is intellectual property and how do you protect it? How do you search for patents online? In this article you will find a series of tools, which will give you background information for protecting your ideas and conducting independent patent search.

Horizon 2020 - a guide to intellectual property protection

European Inventor Award 2019 - vote for your favourite inventor

European Inventor AwardNominations for the European Inventor Award 2019 are now open. You can vote for your favourite inventor until 28 September 2018.

Intellectual property: tools for protecting your ideas and patent search

Intellectual property - public consultation on EUIPO's mission

Public consultation EUIPOThe public consultation for the evaluation of the activities of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is open until 2 October 2018.

Intellectual property - counterfeiting costs EUR 60 billion every year 

Standard essential patents - EU call for experts

Standard essential patentsThe European Commission is looking for 15 members who will be part of the group of experts on licensing and valuation of standard essential patents (SEPs). Deadline to apply is 20 August 2018.

EU Budget post 2020 - what's at stake for innovation and creativity

Culture Action Europe - Beyond the Obvious Conference in Romania

Culture in actionCulture Action Europe is working on the Beyond the Obvious (BtO) Conference 2018, which will explore the relations between Technology and Humans. The event will take place in Timisoara, Romania from 25 to 27 October, 2018.

EU Budget post 2020 - what's at stake for innovation and creativity

Mongolia - technical assistance for software development

Bando per sviluppo softwareThe assignment includes  the creation of an integrated database software platform for development policy and planning project in Mongolia. Expressions of interest for service supply must be presented within July 18, 2018.

Indonesia - technical assistance on infrastructure PPP projects

EUIPO - training programme for intellectual property practitioners

Euipo trainingThe EUIPO is launching a new training programme for intellectual property practitioners: the Trade Mark and Design Education Programme. Applications are open from 15 May 2018 until 30 June 2018.

Blockathon - EUIPO competition for new anti-counterfeiting solutions

Intellectual property - event in Rome for innovation and creativity

Intellectual propertyOn June 5th Rome will host the Invention, Disclosure, Evolution, Ability - IDEA Forum, a special event for innovators, practitioners and creative people who want to explore the potential of intellectual property protection in the Information Age.

World Intellectual Property Day 2018: the role of women as innovators 

Indonesia - technical assistance on infrastructure PPP projects

Bando IndonesiaThe assignment's objectives are to provide technical assistance and advisory services on infrastructure PPP project screening and prioritization and development of outline business cases for selected projects.

Somalia - ICT experts for telecommunication project

Blockathon - EUIPO competition for new anti-counterfeiting solutions

Blockchain - Photo by Sebastiaan ter Burg on Foter.com / CC BYThe European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has launched the Blockathon competition in order to explore new blockchain solutions against counterfeiting. Applications are open until 30 April 2018.

Blockchain - EU Observatory and Forum to promote new technology

EU budget post 2020 - European Commission proposes a pragmatic plan

Juncker and Oettinger - © European Union, 2018/Source: EC - Audiovisual ServiceThe European Commission is proposing a pragmatic, modern, long-term budget for the 2021-2027 period. "With today's proposal we have put forward a pragmatic plan for how to do more with less", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said.

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