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Our infographics cover a variety of IP-related topics and issues "in a nutshell" giving you a quick, straighforward overview of the most important aspects to consider.

Infographic Knowledge Valorisation & IP

 

Knowledge Valorisation in Collaborative R&I Projects

Proficient IP management is one of the major facilitators (in fact, prerequisites) of enhanced knowledge valorisation in the context of collaborative R&I projects. This infographic sums up some key strategic considerations to help you tackle central IP questions in your projects.

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Copyright IP Chart

 

IP Chart: Copyright

Copyright is the term used to describe the rights that creators have over their literary, artistic and scientific works. To be protectable by copyright, a work must be original, meaning that it should express the creativity of its author. Find out more key facts related to copyright protection in this IP Chart.

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IP Chart: Community Design

 

IP Chart: Community Design

What is protectable as a design? Where and how do I file a Registered Community Design? This IP Chart answers the most important questions related to the Community Design.

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IP Chart: European Patent

 

IP Chart: European Patent

Why should I file a European Patent? What can be protected by a patent? How do I perform novelty searches? This IP Chart answers the most important questions related to the European Patent.

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IP Chart: European Trademark

 

IP Chart: European Trademark

What is protectable as an EU trademark? Who can file an EU trademark application? This IP Chart answers the most important questions related to the European Trademark.

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IP Chart: International Trademark

 

IP Chart: International Trademark

How to apply for a trademark under the Madrid System? What are the fees for filing an international trademark application with the WIPO? This IP Chart answers the most important questions related to the International Trademark.

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IP Chart: International Design

 

IP Chart: International Design

Where can I obtain international design protection? Who can file the application? What happens after filing the application? This IP Chart answers the most important questions related to the International Design.

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IP Chart: International Patent Application

 

IP Chart: International Patent Application

What is a Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) application? Who can file a PCT application? When should I file a PCT application? This IP Chart answers the most important questions related to the International Patent Application.

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IP Chart: Community Plant Variety Right

 

IP Chart: Community Plant Variety Right

What is protectable as a Community Plant Variety Right (CPVR)? How do I check the availability of a variety denomination? What are the fees? This IP Chart answers the most important questions related to the Community Plant Variety Right.

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European IP Helpdesk: Infographic Trademarks

 

Trademarks: The Face of Your Business

Trademarks are among the best-known IP rights. They help your costumers to distinguish you and your products from your competitors. This infographic sums up some key information on trademarks in a nutshell - and tells you where to find out more.

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IP in Websites

 

IP in Websites

When setting up a website, you should be aware of a couple of potential pitfalls and issues related to IP. This infographic sums up the most important aspects to consider when going online with your webpage.

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Intellectual Property in the Fashion Industry

 

Intellectual Property in the Fashion Industry

In the face of increasing global competition and IP issues such as counterfeiting or knock-offs an effective IP strategy is vital for the welfare and protection of these fashion businesses. The infographic summarises key aspects related to managing and protecting intellectual property (IP) in the fashion industry.


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Intellectual Property and Social Media

 

Intellectual Property and Social Media

Knowing what you can do with online content (and what you should avoid) will help you stay away from potential intellectual property (IP) infringement. The infographic spotlights key IP issues to keep in mind when engaging on social media.


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Intellectual Property and Video Games

Intellectual Property and Video Games

Unlike other creative industries, video games draw on the worlds of both technology and creativity. In this industry, intellectual property (IP) rights are associated both with the tools used to develop games and the content included in the game. Developing a proactive IP strategy is essential to the success of a developer’s enterprise, a challenging task in a fast-growing industry further compounded by a lack of harmonisation. The infographic provides a breakdown of the intangible assets included in a videogame and how to protect them.


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Intellectual Property and Renewable Energies

 

Intellectual Property and Renewable Energies

Renewable energies are increasingly displacing fossil fuels in the power sector. As this industry continues to evolve, we now have a growing number of innovative and cheaper ways to capture and retain wind or solar energy. The infographic provides an overview of central intellectual property (IP) rights relevant for this dynamic energy sector.


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Key Ingredients in a Licence

 

Key Ingredients in a Licence

It takes a variety of different ingredients to prepare a good licence agreement. Each licence is unique, depending on the specific terms which are agreed. It is a bit like creating a new dish: You need to pick the right ingredients – in the appropriate quantity and with the right treatment. Take a look at our infographic and learn more about key ingredients in a licence.


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IP in International Business

 

IP in International Business

Taking your business international may hold great promises: you could open up new markets, potentially boost your sales, or get access to novel technologies and talents. However, before venturing into foreign markets, make sure to protect your Intellectual Property (IP) assets. The infographic outlines key aspects to keep in mind when doing business on an international scale.


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