Archive for December, 2010

IPR portal launched by EU and US

A website aimed at encouraging companies to fully use their intellectual property rights has been published by the European Union and the US. read more

21st December, 2010

Online tool launched to assist in filing International Trademark applications

Launched todayby the WIPO, the on-line tool - Madrid System Goods and Services Manager, has been designed to assist applicants in their trademark applications by allowing then to select the goods and services that best relate to their mark. read more

20th December, 2010

Collaboration by EPO and Google on machine translation

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the European Patent Office (EPO) and Google to improve access to patent translations in multiple languages.

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6th December, 2010

Independent Intellectual Property growth review to be lead by Professor Ian Hargreaves

Intellectual Property minister Baroness Wilcox has revealed Professor Ian Hargreaves will lead an independent review into how the Intellectual Property system can increase growth and innovation. read more

1st December, 2010

Chancellor to introduce a lower ten percent tax to encourage entrepreneurs

Profits from patents and intellectual property are to be taxed at just ten per cent as encouragement for entrepreneurs and to make Britain more competitive to aid the recovery of the private sector.

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1st December, 2010