CNCPI english versionhttp://uk.cncpi.frCNCPIUKcncpi.fr60<![CDATA[December 7 to 9, 2017 - StrasbourgCEIPI - IP, Intermediary Liability and Online Platforms Regulation]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/FORMATION/2017_12_07-09_CEIPI_ATP_Visuel_250.jpg" style="float:left; height:353px; margin:10px 15px; width:250px" /><strong>CEIPI </strong>is happy to announce the opening of a new advanced training program <strong>&ldquo;Intellectual Property, Intermediary Liability and Online Platforms&rsquo; Regulation&rdquo;</strong>, to take place in Strasbourg from 7 to 9 December 2017.</p> <p>Program, <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/fileadmin/upload/DUN/CEIPI/Documents/IP_Enforcement_and_Online_Regulation/IP__IL__OPR_CEIPI_Training_program.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p>More informations, <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/en/news/piece-of-news/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=9850" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><em>Source <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/en/" target="_blank">CEIPI</a></em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><![CDATA[EPO - António Campinos elected next EPO President]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />The <strong>Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation</strong> has elected <strong>Ant&oacute;nio Campinos</strong> to succeed <strong>Beno&icirc;t Battistelli</strong> as <em>President of the European Patent Office (EPO)</em>.</p> <p>His <strong>five-year term will start on 1 July 2018</strong>.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="https://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2017/20171011.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p>Source <a href="https://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></p><![CDATA[EPO - SME case studies]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />The <strong>EPO</strong>, in close collaboration with renowned IP experts, has produced a <strong>series of case studies on European small and medium-sized enterprise</strong> (SMEs) which are benefiting from using patents and other IP rights.</p> <p>Download all case studies as one PDF, <a href="http://documents.epo.org/projects/babylon/eponet.nsf/0/FF76F6F0783153B7C12581A2004DA0D2/$File/epo_sme_case_studies_2017_en.pdf" target="_blank">click here </a></p> <p>Source <a href="https://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></p><![CDATA[October, 19 & 20, 2017 - StrasbourgCEIPI - Executive IP Management Days]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/FORMATION/logo%20CEIPI%20New_EN_capture_recadre_250x114.jpg" style="float:left; height:114px; margin:10px 15px; width:250px" />This program is dedicated to train <strong>IP management executives</strong> in industry and institutions. Since 2006 the MIPLM program educates IP management skills to IP experts from all over the world. There is a growing and devel&shy;oping best practice in business orientated IP management.</p> <p>The workshops aim to provide insight into industry specific aspects of IP strategy development, practical issues in systematic synthetic invention, IP protection of perceived customer benefits and sustainable organizational change in companies.</p> <p>More details, <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/en/training-seminars/ceipi-executive-ip-management-days/" target="_blank">click here</a><br /> For further information please contact the registrar, <a href="mailto:thibaud.lelong@ceipi.edu?subject=CEIPI%20-%20IP%20Management%20Daysd%20-%20via%20site%20CNCPI">Thibaud LELONG</a><br /> <br /> <span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/" target="_blank">CEIPI</a></em></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><![CDATA[CEIPI - Publication CEIPI-ICTSD n4]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/FORMATION/logo%20CEIPI%20New_EN_capture_recadre_250x114.jpg" style="float:left; height:114px; margin:10px 15px; width:250px" /></p> <p>The <strong>Center for International Intellectual Property Studies</strong> (<em>CEIPI</em>) is pleased to announce the publication of the fourth issue in the <strong>CEIPI/ICTSD series on Global Perspectives and Challenges for the Intellectual Property System</strong>, produced jointly with the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).</p> <p>This new issue, &ldquo;Current Alliances in International Intellectual Property Lawmaking: The emergence and Impact of the Mega-Regionals&rdquo;, edited by <strong>Pedro Roffe</strong>, <em>Senior Associate at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development</em> and <strong>Xavier Seuba</strong>, <em>Senior Lecturer, Academic Coordinator and Judicial Training Manager at CEIPI</em>, explores the impact of plurilateralism agreements on trade related international intellectual property law.</p> <p>The CEIPI-ICTSD publication series provides high quality academic and policy-oriented papers dealing with topics that are of global relevance because of their normative pre-eminence, economic relevance, and socio-economic impact.</p> <p>Download the <strong>CEIPI/ICTSD series n&deg;4</strong>, <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/fileadmin/upload/DUN/CEIPI/Documents/Publications_CEIPI___ICTSD/CEIPI-ICTSD_no_4.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p>Previous issues in the series can be consulted, <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/en/library-and-publications/library-and-documentary-resources/ceipi-ictsd-publication-series-on-global-perspectives-and-challenges-for-the-intellectual-property-system/" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.ceipi.edu/en/" target="_blank">CEIPI</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[European Commission - Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_Commission%20Europeenne_200_EN.jpg" style="float:left; height:139px; margin:10px 15px; width:200px" />Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights (including geographical indications)</p> <p>Upload the document, <a href="https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/position-paper-intellectual-property-rights_en.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p>Source <a href="https://ec.europa.eu/commission/index_en" target="_blank">European Commission</a></p><![CDATA[WTO - Azevêdo begins second term as Director-General]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OMC_WTO.gif" style="float:left; height:52px; margin:10px 15px; width:173px" /><strong>Roberto Azev&ecirc;do</strong> marked the start of his <em>second term as WTO Director-General</em> on<em> </em>September, 1, 2017, focusing on the challenges facing the trading system and stressing the importance of the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11), which will take place in Buenos Aires in December this year.</p> <p>His term will run for four years, until 31 August 2021.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news17_e/dgra_31aug17_e.htm" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="https://www.wto.org/index.htm" target="_blank">WTO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[EPO - Unitary Patent guide]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />The <strong>EPO </strong>publishes its <strong>first guide on the unitary patent</strong>.<br /> Read more, <a href="https://www.epo.org/law-practice/unitary/unitary-patent/unitary-patent-guide.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="https://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[WIPO - Hague Yearly Review - International Registrations of Industrial Designs - 2017]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OMPI_WIPO_2010_200.gif" style="float:left; height:143px; margin:10px 15px; width:200px" />Dowload the Review, <a href="http://www.wipo.int/edocs/pubdocs/en/wipo_pub_930_2017.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.wipo.int/portal/en/" target="_blank">WIPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[WIPO - PCT Yearly Review 2017 - The International Patent System]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OMPI_WIPO_2010_200.gif" style="float:left; height:143px; margin:10px 15px; width:200px" /><strong>Publication of PCT Yearly Review 2017</strong><br /> Download the report, <a href="http://www.wipo.int/edocs/pubdocs/en/wipo_pub_901_2017.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a><br /> Data and graphs, <a href="http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/activity/index.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><em><span style="font-size:11px">Source <a href="http://www.wipo.int/portal/en/" target="_blank">WIPO</a></span></em></p><![CDATA[UPC - Call for Information – UPC Case Management System integration requirements]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_UPC.JPG" style="float:left; height:110px; margin:10px 15px; width:163px" />The <strong>UPC case management system </strong>is the lifeblood of the court&rsquo;s structure and its efficiency and reliability will be a key success factor.</p> <p>The UPC IT team setting up the case management system are keen to hear from business or service providers how you propose to integrate with the new Court&rsquo;s...</p> <p>Read more, <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org/news/call-information-upc-case-management-system-integration-requirements" target="_blank">click here</a><br /> <span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org/" target="_blank">UPC</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[EPO - Alberto Casado Cerviño to head new EPO Directorate-General Patent Granting Process]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />The <strong>Administrative Council of the EPO</strong> has extended the portfolio of activities of <strong>Vice-President Alberto Casado Cervi&ntilde;o</strong>.</p> <p>He will head the new Directorate-General Patent Granting Process at the EPO, which results from an internal reorganisation.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2017/20170707.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[UPC - Case Management System]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_UPC.JPG" style="float:left; height:110px; margin:10px 15px; width:163px" />Note from the <strong>IT Working Group Coordinator</strong> &ndash; <strong>Dario Pizzolante</strong><br /> After uninterrupted efforts for the setup of the UPC IT systems, the UPC IT team is pleased to announce a major milestone in the implementation of the Case Management System (CMS). As of August 2017 and until the opening of the Court,...</p> <p>Read more, <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org/news/case-management-system" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org" target="_blank">UPC</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[UPC - Update on Provisional Application Phase]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_UPC.JPG" style="float:left; height:110px; margin:10px 15px; width:163px" /><strong>07 July 2017</strong></p> <p>The <strong>UK </strong>has deposited the document required to apply the Protocol to the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court on provisional application (PPA) with the depository for the UPC Agreement.<br /> This protocol will allow some parts of the UPC Agreement to be applied provisionally. Further information on those...</p> <p>Read more, <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org/news/update-provisional-application-phase" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org/" target="_blank">UPC</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[EPO - Businesses eager for Unitary Patent to start in early 2018]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />Users voice strong support for the Unitary Patent package at conference in Munich<br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2017/20170607.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><![CDATA[EPO - Fast-track patent examination launched with Malaysia and the Philippines]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />On 1 July the <strong>EPO </strong>launched <strong>Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)</strong> pilot programmes with the <strong>patent offices of Malaysia and the Philippines</strong> to enable work-sharing and accelerated treatment of patent applications.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2017/20170704.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[EPO - Publication of the first ever Quality Report]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />A comprehensive report outlining a detailed set of quality indicators, it aims to increase transparency on the effects of that policy, while also serving as an additional instrument for the EPO to systematically monitor and improve its measures relating to quality assurance.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2017/20170705.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[EPO publishes new policy brief on climate technologies and enhances cooperation with IRENA]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />In co-operation with the <strong>International Renewable Energy Agency</strong> (IRENA), the <strong>EPO </strong>has today published a new policy brief on the latest trends in climate change mitigation technologies (CCMTs). The study provides evidence on the dissemination of CCMTs, with a focus on renewable energy technologies and reveals that inventive activity in CCMTs has been increasing globally over the past decade.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2017/20170703.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[WIPO - Introducing the Madrid Member Profiles Database]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OMPI_WIPO_2010_200.gif" style="float:left; height:143px; margin:10px 15px; width:200px" />On May 21, 2017 WIPO launched the all-new Member Profiles Database at the annual INTA Madrid System Users&rsquo; Meeting.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="http://www.wipo.int/madrid/en/news/2017/news_0012.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.wipo.int/portal/en/" target="_blank">WIPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[WIPO - Patent Cooperation Treaty Yearly Review - 2017]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OMPI_WIPO_2010_200.gif" style="float:left; height:143px; margin:10px 15px; width:200px" />Download the Yearly Review 2017, <a href="http://www.wipo.int/edocs/pubdocs/en/wipo_pub_901_2017.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.wipo.int/portal/en/" target="_blank">WIPO</a></em></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><![CDATA[UPC - A Message from the Chairman, Alexander Ramsay – June 2017]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_UPC.JPG" style="float:left; height:110px; margin:10px 15px; width:163px" /><strong>27 June 2017</strong> - As previously announced, the timetable for the start of the period of provisional application and the entry into force of the UPC Agreement is relying on the timely finalisation of national procedures concerning the ratification of the UPC Agreement (UPCA) and the participation in the Protocol on Provisional Application (PPA).</p> <p>Read more, <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org/news/message-chairman-alexander-ramsay-june-2017" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="https://www.unified-patent-court.org/" target="_blank">UPC</a></em></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><![CDATA[WIPO - Global Innovation Index 2017 - Top ranking countries]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OMPI_WIPO_2010_200.gif" style="float:left; height:143px; margin:10px 15px; width:200px" /><strong>Switzerland</strong>, <strong>Sweden</strong>, the <strong>Netherlands</strong>, the <strong>USA </strong>and the <strong>UK </strong>are the world&rsquo;s most-innovative countries, while a group of nations including <strong>India</strong>, <strong>Kenya</strong>, and<strong> Viet Nam</strong> are outperforming their development-level peers, according to the Global Innovation Index 2017 co-authored by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).<br /> <br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2017/article_0006.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.wipo.int/portal/en/" target="_blank">WIPO</a></em></span></p><![CDATA[EPO - 2017 Inventor's Award Results]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />Exceptional inventors from <strong>Austria</strong>, <strong>Belgium</strong>, <strong>France</strong>, <strong>Germany</strong>, <strong>Italy</strong>, <strong>Morocco</strong>, the <strong>Netherlands</strong>, <strong>Spain</strong>, and the <strong>US </strong>receive European Inventor Award 2017 at ceremony in Venice</p> <p><br /> <strong>European Patent Office</strong> recognises inventors for outstanding achievements in the fields of medical diagnostics, satellite navigation, medical imaging, oil spill management and immunisation.</p> <p><em>EPO President</em> <strong>Beno&icirc;t Battistelli</strong> : <strong>&ldquo;These inventors have not only contributed to furthering technological development, their patented inventions have had a major social and economic impact.&rdquo;</strong></p> <p><u>Industry</u><br /> <strong>Jan van den Boogaart and Oliver Hayden (Netherlands/Austria)</strong> - <strong>Rapid blood test for malaria</strong><br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/press/european-inventor-award/2017/vandenboogaart.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><u>Research</u><br /> <strong>Laurent Lestarquit, Jos&eacute; &Aacute;ngel &Aacute;vila Rodr&iacute;guez, G&uuml;nter W. Hein, Jean-Luc Issler and Lionel Ries (France, Spain, Germany, Belgium)</strong> - Radio signals for better satellite navigation<br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/press/european-inventor-award/2017/lestarquit.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><u>Non-EPO countries</u><br /> <strong>James G. Fujimoto, Eric A. Swanson and Robert Huber (USA, Germany)</strong> - <strong>High resolution medical imaging (OCT)</strong><br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/press/european-inventor-award/2017/fujimoto.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><u>Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)</u><br /> <strong>G&uuml;nter Hufschmid (Germany)</strong> - <strong>Super-sponge for oil spills</strong><br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/press/european-inventor-award/2017/hufschmid.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><u>Popular Prize</u><br /> <strong>Adnane Remmal (Morocco)</strong> - <strong>Boosting antibiotics with essential oils</strong><br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/press/european-inventor-award/2017/remmal.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><u>Lifetime achievement</u><br /> <strong>Rino Rappuoli (Italy)</strong> - <strong>Novel vaccines by gene analysis</strong><br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/press/european-inventor-award/2017/rappuoli.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><![CDATA[WIPO - New this Month: Madrid System Webinars]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OMPI_WIPO_2010_200.gif" style="float:left; height:143px; margin:10px 15px; width:200px" /><strong>Do you want to learn more about WIPO&rsquo;s Madrid System ?</strong></p> <p>With our all-new interactive webinars, WIPO offers an expert look at how to obtain and manage your international trademark registration effectively and stay up to date with the latest Madrid System developments&mdash;all from the comfort of your home or office.</p> <p>Read more, <a href="http://www.wipo.int/madrid/en/news/2017/news_0011.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.wipo.int/portal/en/" target="_blank">WIPO</a></em></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><![CDATA[EPO - Independent Survey confirms EPO No.1 for quality]]><p><img alt="" src="/fckupload/Image/Illustrations%20generales/logo_OEB_120x60.gif" style="float:left; height:60px; margin:10px 15px; width:120px" />The annual benchmarking survey, published last week, shows that the <strong>EPO </strong>is rated top among the world&#39;s five largest patent offices (IP5) for patent quality and service by the 800 patent professionals surveyed.</p> <p><br /> Read more, <a href="http://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2017/20170608_fr.html" target="_blank">click here</a></p> <p><span style="font-size:11px"><em>Source <a href="http://www.epo.org/index.html" target="_blank">EPO</a></em></span></p>