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  1. Intellectual property: COM staff working document on trade, growth and intellectual property
    • Abstract: This document accompanies the Commission Communication entitled ‘Trade, growth and intellectual property — Strategy for the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in third countries’. The new Communication follows on from the Strategy for the enforcement of IPRs in third countries adopted by the Commission in 2004. The 2004 Strategy and a recent assessment of its impact are summarised in chapter 4 below.
    • 2 July 2014
    • Type: Official document
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 274Kb
  2. Intellectual property: Communication from the Commission - Trade, growth and intellectual property: Strategy for the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in third countries
    • Abstract: The March 2014 European Council reaffirmed the importance of intellectual property (IP) as a key driver for growth and innovation and highlighted the need to fight against counterfeiting to enhance the EU’s industrial competitiveness globally. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are one of the principal means through which companies, creators and inventors generate returns on their investment in knowledge, innovation and creativity.
    • 1 July 2014
    • Type: Legislation
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 312Kb
  3. Intellectual property: IPR Technical assistance
    • Abstract: Factsheet - IPR Technical assistance
    • 17 April 2013
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 81Kb
  4. Intellectual property: IPR Technical transfer
    • Abstract: Factsheet - IPR Technical transfer
    • 17 April 2013
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 71Kb
  5. Intellectual property: Joint minutes of the second meeting of the IPR WG of 18 January 2012
    • Abstract: The second meeting of the IPR Working Group (IPR WG) was held on 18 January 2012 in Ankara. Participants to the meeting are listed below. The meeting was opened by Mr. Kemal Fahir Genç, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MOCT)
    • 21 December 2012
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 44Kb
  6. Intellectual property: Fact sheet: protection of IPR in FTAs
    • Abstract: European companies thrive worldwide thanks to innovation, creativity, quality, and brand exclusivity. In view of our scarce natural resources, these are some of Europe's main comparative advantages on the world market, and they are protected by intellectual property rights (IPRs). So is European culture and the work of its artists. In order to protect these comparative advantages outside the European Union, the European Commission negotiates provisions on the protection
    • 24 October 2012
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 302Kb
  7. Intellectual property: Speech on ACTA by Commissioner De Gucht, 20 June 2012
    • Abstract: Speech on ACTA by Commissioner De Gucht, 20 June 2012
    • 20 June 2012
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 83Kb
  8. Intellectual property: Summary of the Commission's referral to the European Court of Justice
    • Abstract: On 10 May, the European Commission submitted its request for an opinion on ACTA to the European Court of Justice. The request, which is non-public in accordance with the Court's procedures, contains the question for the Court and a detailed legal analysis by the Commission. This document summarises the position taken by the Commission. Background of
    • 22 May 2012
    • Type: Press release
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 19Kb
  9. Intellectual property: Report on 4th EU-Brazil IPR Dialogue
    • Abstract: On 6 December 2011, the 4th EU-Brazil IPR Dialogue took place in Brussels. Participants included two high level officials from INPI, the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (in the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade), accompanied by two officials from the Brazilian Mission to the EU, and Commission officials from the DG TRADE IP unit, DG MARKT, AGRI and TAXUD. This one
    • 6 March 2012
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 15Kb
  10. Intellectual property: Speech on ACTA at the European Parliament
    • Abstract: Speech by Commissioner De Gucht on "Why we need ACTA", at European Parliament Workshop on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, in Brussels, 1 March 2012
    • 1 March 2012
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 46Kb
  11. Intellectual property: 24 February 2012
    • Abstract: On Friday 24th February 2012, a full day meeting was held at the Directorate-General for Trade (DG Trade), in Brussels, between the delegations of European Union and Thailand. The Thai delegation was led by Mrs. Pajchima Tanasanti, Director General of the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) and comprised representatives from the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), the Bureau of the Budget and the DIP). The EU delegation was led by Mr. Pedro Velasco Martins,
    • 24 February 2012
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 26Kb
  12. Intellectual property: Draft Terms of Reference for the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights Between the EU and the Republic of Turkey
    • Abstract: With reference to the closing benchmark of Chapter 7 and recognizing the contribution of an effective protection of intellectual property rights
    • 27 January 2012
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 194Kb
  13. Intellectual property: First meeting of the IPR Working Group – Ankara, 18 May 2011
    • Abstract: The first meeting of the IPR Working Group (IPR WG) was held on 18 May 2011 in Ankara. Participants to the meeting are at annex.
    • 27 January 2012
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 218Kb
  14. Intellectual property: Fact sheet: Why ACTA matters
    • Abstract: Fact sheet: Why ACTA matters, fact sheet from the Commission on why ACTA is important for the EU's external competitiveness, growth and jobs
    • 3 January 2012
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 55Kb
  15. Intellectual property: Fact sheet: Ten myths about ACTA
    • Abstract: Fact sheet: Ten myths about ACTA, fact sheet from the Commission about myths about ACTA
    • 3 January 2012
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 48Kb
  16. Intellectual property: Speech by Commissioner De Gucht on transparency of ACTA negotiations
    • Abstract: Speech by Commissioner De Gucht on transparency of ACTA negotiations, at The States General of Foreign Trade, European Parliament, Strasbourg, 9 March 2010
    • 9 November 2011
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 35Kb
  17. Intellectual property: Speech on international trade and intellectual property rights
    • Abstract: Speech by Commissioner De Gucht on international trade and intellectual property rights, in Brussels, 7 September 2011
    • 7 September 2011
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 46Kb
  18. Intellectual property: TECHNICAL COOPERATION ACTIVITIES: INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    • Abstract: This document complements the information on the implementation of article 67 of the TRIPS Agreement, as provided in document IP/C/W/539/Add.7 of 24 February 2010. It concerns the technical cooperation activities carried out mainly between August 2009 and August 2010 by the European Union and individual member States in favour of developing and least developed country Members, with the objective to facilitate the implementation of the TRIPS Agreement.
    • 1 June 2011
    • Type: Other
    • Source: WTO
    • Format: PDF 370Kb
  19. Intellectual property: REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLE 66.2 OF THE TRIPS AGREEMENT
    • Abstract: Communication, dated 3 March 2011 from the delegation of the European Union pursuant to paragraph 1 of the Decision on Implementation of Article 66.2 for the TRIPS Agreement.
    • 31 May 2011
    • Type: Other
    • Source: WTO
    • Format: PDF 394Kb
  20. Intellectual property: Hearing Report
    • Abstract: On 10 May 2011, the European Commission (DG Trade) organized a Public Hearing on the Commission's strategy for the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs) in third countries.
    • 10 May 2011
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 26Kb

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