The EPO has produced a series of case studies on European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which are leveraging the power of patents and other IP rights to achieve business success. SMEs from different countries, operating in different industries and technology sectors, were interviewed about their IP strategies and underlying business models. The resulting case studies illustrate how ne...
This tutorial will introduce you to the Orphan Works Database. It explains the functioning and options of the database, starting from the basic level. This training can be taken from three different perspectives: whether you are a Public Internet User, a Beneficiary Organisation User, or a Competent National Authority User.
Interface Protection and Social Media-Protection of new mobile applications (Intermediate level) (with certificate) Intermediate
The increasing vicinity of electronic devices and consumers’ daily life demands a full exploration of the tools available. The presentation aims at providing basics on integrated Intellectual Property mechanisms applied to social media and cross-media platforms. In particular, the lecture examines how a large amount of current Intellectual Property rights is combined to maximize protection ...
Latest technology: blockchain - the industry perspective 13-07-2017 (Intermediate level) Intermediate
This presentation provides a look into what Blockchain technology is, using Bitcoin and Ethereum as examples. The speaker also discusses the impact Blockchain technology will have on EU Policy, Legislation and regulation.Speakers: Siân Jones
Latest technology: blockchain - new frontiers of patentability: where do we stand? 13-07-2017 (Intermediate level) Intermediate
This presentation provides an overview of what Blockchain technology is, as well as its relevance in the IP world.Speakers: Luc De Vos
This presentation provides an overview of what Blockchain technology is, as well as its relevance in the IP world
Exemplary cases of patents supporting innovation in sports 12-07-2017 (Intermediate level) Intermediate
The presentation provides an exciting view into the exemplary cases of patents supporting innovation in sports - the speaker provides examples from innovative designs in shoes to athletic performance monitoring.
The presentation provides an overview of IP in the sporting world, with particular focus on Men & women in sport; target audiences and IP protection & commercialisation. It takes a deep dive into monetisation, names, T-shirt numbers and slogans as trade marks.Speakers: Antonio Tavira
The presentation provides an introduction to Geographical Indications within the EU, as well as the protection of non-agricultural Geographical Indications. Practical examples are used in order to explain GIs.Speaker: Ester Olivas Cáceres
Protected Geographical Indications (PGIs) for Non-Agricultural Products - The French Experience 14-06-2017 (Intermediate level) Intermediate
The presentation provides an overview of the legal and practical basis for the examination of applications for Protected Geographical indications for Non-Agricultural products..Speaker: Antoine GINESTET - INPI France