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Publications: High-growth firms and intellectual property rights. IPR profile of high-potential SMEs in Europe, May 2019

High-growth firms and intellectual property rights. IPR profile of high-potential SMEs in Europe, May 2019

This joint project between the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office aims to determine the importance of IPR activities for High Growth Firms (HGFs) in Europe. To this end, it assesses whether SMEs that make more frequent use of IPRs are more likely to become HGFs. It also examines the particular ways in which HGFs shape their IPR strategies prior to experiencing high growth.

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Categories: Patent strategy, SMEs

4iP News: ‚Äč4 Reasons to Patent - NEW interactive guide for SMEs launched today

New interactive guide to help European SMEs unlock all the value of patents

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Categories: Infographics, IP management, SMEs

Publications: 4 Reasons to Patent

4 Reasons to Patent

This flyer aims to help European SMEs unlock all the value of patents and is also available in an on-line interactive version within our 4SMEs section. It was developed by 4iP Council's broad network of academics and supporters with content input from seven well known IP stakeholders. The work identifies four key benefits to patenting - market access, negotiating, funding and strategic value - and breaks these down simply into methods for value-creation.

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Categories: Infographics, IP management, SMEs

Useful Research: How SMEs exploit their intellectual property assets

How SMEs exploit their intellectual property assets

by De RASSENFOSSE, Gaitan

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Categories: Policy, SMEs

Useful Research: Which IP strategies do young highly innovative firms choose?

Which IP strategies do young highly innovative firms choose?

by VEUGELERS, Reinhilde / SCHNEIDER, Cédric

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Categories: Policy, SMEs