While the Internet has created a plethora of opportunites for SMEs to expand and boost their businesses, it also provides an ideal platform for infringers to sell counterfeit products and commit fraud. With this Special, we take a look at domain name ownership and registration and explain the issue of cybersquatting.
Trademarks, the face of your business, are one of the best-known Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). This package contains a set of useful material focusing on Trademarks from different perspectives.
Horizon Europe is Europe’s biggest-ever R&D programme and one of the largest public funding schemes for research and innovation in the world. This Special highlights the key features and novelties of the programme comprising various insightful articles.
Copyright is the legal right granted to an author, composer, playwright, publisher or distributor to the exclusive publication, production, sale, or distribution of a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work. This package includes a fact sheet on Copright Essentials, an animated clip and and a dedicated infographic.
IP in Websites
In our rapidly evolving digital world, questions related to IP and how to protect content online have been at the forefront of discussions for long. Just because something is online does not mean it is "free". In this Special we take a look at major IP aspects to be considered when getting out and about on the World Wide Web.
IP in the Fashion Industry
Europe is home to some of history’s most important textile and fashion inventions alongside numerous acclaimed designers, manufacturers, and innovators. This Special spotlights central IP issues in the fashion industry, comprising a fact sheet, infographic and clip.
Intellectual Property Licensing
This package on IP Licensing includes an animated clip introducing you to the topic, infographics on the key ingredients of a licence and a case study focusing on the licensing strategy of the German clean-tech SME Orcan Energy.
Copyright and Cultural Heritage
This package focusing on Copyright and Cultural Heritage contains an animated short clip, an article focusing on the topic and a fact sheet on the new EU Copyright Directive.
Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have turned science fiction into reality quite a while ago. But how will these new innovations impact the intellectual property world? This IP Special features two articles on the topic - have a read!
IP in the Field of Renewable Energies
Renewable energies are increasingly displacing fossil fuels and it is no surprise they attract innovative businesses and technologies. This Special contains a set of useful material focusing on IP considerations in the green energy sector.
IP in the Videogames Industry
In the IP-intensive videogames industry, developing a proactive IP strategy is essential to the success of the development enterprise. This Special contains an animated short clip, an article and an infographic outlining the different applicable IP rights.
World IP Day 2020
26 April is World IP Day! Check out our 2020 Special featuring a short clip, a brand-new fact sheet on valorisation policies by the European Commission and some of our material related to the 2020 theme "Innovate for a Green Future".
IP Management and Digitisation
Due to digitisation, Industry 4.0 and artificial intelligence, the economic competitiveness of companies depends more and more on the generation and exploitation of their IP. Learn more about IP Management and digitisation in this IP Special.