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Intellectual Property RightsProvisional agreement on Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) reached

The European Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement on the text of the Cyber Resilience Act (CRA).
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Intellectual Property RightsMain elements of adopted Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act

The European Parliament and Council Presidency reached a provisional political agreement on the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act.
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Intellectual Property RightsData Act entered into force

The Data Act entered into force on 12 January 2024.
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Intellectual Property RightsArtificial Intelligence Liability Directive

In the European Parliament, the European Commission’s proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Liability Directive (AILD) has stalled.
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Intellectual Property RightsArtificial Intelligence Act - December 2023 Update

The Parliament and the Council reached a provisional agreement on the AI Act.
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Intellectual Property RightsFinal vote on Data Act expected soon

The European Parliament will cast its final vote on 9 November.
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Proposal on harmonising EU patent rules

The European Commission published three proposals to harmonise EU patent rules.
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IPR: SME Fund 2023

New Fund Will Cover EU Level Patents and Community Plant Variety Protection.
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EU Patent - March 2023 Update

In preparation for the launch of the Unitary Patent system starting on 1 June, the EPO continues to offer transitional measures to all patent applicants in the final…
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Work on the Data Act progressing

The European Parliament adopted in plenary their agreed text on the Data Act, paving the way for interinstitutional negotiations.
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New IP Special: IP and Social Media

SMEs and users should know how to use content on social media and to avoid IP infringement.
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Unitary Patent System to enter into force on 1 June 2023

Unitary Patents will make it possible to get patent protection in up to 25 EU Member States by submitting a single request to the EPO.
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Work on the Data Act is progressing

The Parliament and Council’s work on the Data Act is progressing.
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Legislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents postponed

The release of the proposal was postponed by the European Commission to Q2 2023.
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Unitary Patent System should enter into force on 1 June 2023

Unitary Patent System should enter into force on 1 June 2023.
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Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) - November 2022 Update

Discussions on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) are progressing within the EU institutions, faster in the Council than in the Parliament, where further delays are…
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Legislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents

The European Commission is planning to present a legislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents in Q1 2023.
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Overlap Between Industrial Design and Copyright Protection in India

Exploring why in India copyright and industrial design protections are not complementary and how to act to avoid IP problems.
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World Intellectual Property Indicators 2021

This year’s benchmark World Intellectual Property Indicators report confirms that intellectual property (IP) filings have proven highly resilient, despite the deepest…
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Trade mark registration in India: traps and challenges

Growth of the trade mark filing in India and its challenges
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