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Joint Study Points to IPR Rights as a Benefit for the European Economy
Nov02

Joint Study Points to IPR Rights as a Benefit for the European Economy

A study recently conducted by the Intellectual Property Office and (IPO) and European Patent Office (EPO) concluded that IP rights have a positive influence on employment, GDP, wages and trade trends. The second study of its kind, it looked at the effect of IP rights on the European economy from 2011 to 2013, showing that the contribution of these rights was both greater and faster than between 2008 and 2010, when the inaugural study...

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EUIPO Unveils New Tool for IP Analysis
Aug15

EUIPO Unveils New Tool for IP Analysis

Recently, the European Commission Trade Directorate and European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) unveiled an intellectual property enforcement tool that endeavors to collect all data relating to IP rights infringement experienced by EU companies into a single database geared at developing a prevention strategies. The Anti-Counterfeiting Rapid Intelligence System is one of several new EU initiatives aimed at countering IPR...

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