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24 April 2018

The European Patent Office has announced the names of the fifteen finalists of the European Inventor Award 2018

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4iP Council is proud to be supporting Bocconi University's LL.M in Law of Internet Technology

4iP Council is proud to be supporting Bocconi University's LL.M in Law of Internet Technology

13 March 2018

Audrey Scozzaro Ferrazzini, Director of Government Affairs at Qualcomm represents 4iP Council at Bocconi University's donor event.

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‚ÄčEPO reports growing demand; Europe’s attractiveness as leading tech market confirmed

07 March 2018

The European Patent Office (EPO) received nearly 166 000 European patent applications in 2017, an increase of +3.9% and an all-time high. Published today, the EPO’s Annual Report 2017 also shows that thanks to sustained efforts to boost quality and efficiency, the EPO published some 106 000 granted European patents in 2017, up 10.1% on the previous year.

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New website area '4 SMEs' goes live today

28 February 2018

This area of our website aims to help European SMEs optimise their IP assets and find the wide range of materials and support mechanisms available to them

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Research summary on standardisation and the issue of interoperability & access under competition law released today

28 February 2018

Björn Lundqvist, Associate Professor of Law at Stockholm University summarises his paper on ‘Standardisation for the Digital Economy’ exploring the legal systems applicable when data is obtained from devices.

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