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EPO President Battistelli: Patent Sectors Foster European Competitiveness, Economic Growth and Employment
“Europe continues to strengthen its key role as a global hub of technology and innovation for a growing number of companies from around the world,” reported European Patent Office (EPO) President Benoît Battistelli today in launching the EPO’s report on 2014 trends in patent filings.
International IP Index Released: “Stronger Intellectual Property Protections Mean a Stronger, More Innovative Economy”
Countries with more effective intellectual property (IP) protections reap economic benefits in the form of greater research and development, bigger knowledge-intensive sectors, more foreign direct investment, and greater innovative output, according to the Global Intellectual Property Center’s 2015 International IP Index released yesterday.
Intellectual Property Summits and Announcements in Washington, Paris This Week
This week a new intellectual property index comparing 30 countries’ intellectual property environments and socio-economic indicators will be released in Washington, and a major international forum of intellectual property owners will open in Paris.
Shaun the Sheep Helps Schools Promote Intellectual Property Awareness
UK Minister Highlights New Initiatives Promoting the Importance of IP
Baroness Neville-Rolfe, the UK IP minister, has emphasised the importance of intellectual property (IP) for innovation and investment, and for the UK’s competitiveness in enjoying the fruits of its labour.