Month: October 2015

Crowdsourcing or a maker – do you need to care about IP?

In recent year’s crowdsourcing, i.e. inviting a community to take part in developing a new product or service has

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Unified Patent Court – one step closer to opening the Court

On October 1 2015, a Protocol to the UPC Agreement was signed by first seven member states . It

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Italy joins the unitary patent!

On 30 September 2015, Italy joined the unitary patent. Italy will thus form part of both the unitary patent

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Global Innovation Index 2015: Switzerland, UK and Sweden at the top

The recently issued Global Innovation Index (GII), which is co-published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Cornell University

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European patents can now be validated in Moldova

On 1 November 2015 an agreement between the European Patent Office (EPO) and the State Agency on Intellectual Property

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Controversy behind Ms. Tu Youyou, the first Chinese female Noble Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced on 5 October. It was rewarded with one half

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