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    It is essential that you protect all your IP rights, in so far as you are able, before and during your negotiations with third parties. There are numerous mechanisms by which your idea or innovation…
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  • Back stage: The IP behind the curtain

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    Although the spotlight is normally on the actors on the stage, it takes collaboration between many specialists to deliver a theatre performance. This podcast focuses on the people back stage, such…
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  • My precious: The IP in jewellery

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  • Factsheet on Licensing - the basics

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    The owner of an intellectual property right has the option to exploit that right commercially. The two main ways of generating revenue are by assigning your rights or licensing them. An assignment…
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  • How Much Is A Company's Twitter Account Worth?

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  • IP issues for creative start-ups and spin-out companies

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    The Handbook of European Intellectual Property Management by Adam Jolly, provides a fresh examination of the issues facing businesses across Europe that are looking to maximise and protect the…
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  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Strategy for SMEs in the EU Ceramics Sector

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    Since the ceramics industry in the EU is affected greatly by low-cost 'copies' of products being imported into the EU and an increasing number of such imports are coming from China, it is important…
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  • IPR Protection in China for the Creative Industries: Know Before You Go

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    China's rapidly expanding consumer market creates both opportunities and challenges for European businesses in creative industries. By effectively using the Chinese IP system and taking a few key…
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