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While hundreds of nominations are
received, only a select few individuals
are chosen for induction into the
IP Hall of Fame each year. The
achievements of this year’s inductees
confirm their status as thought
leaders in their respective fields
In Taiwan, the utility model patent system is usually associated with corresponding 'dual filing' measures, which allow an applicant to file an invention application and a utility model application with the Taiwan IP Office (TIPO) based on the same creations on the same day. TIPO recently released the new Examination Guideline dealing with this system.
The deadline for implementing the EU Directive on Unfair Business-to-Consumer Commercial Practices has now expired. In Denmark, the directive is implemented by a regulation to the Marketing Act. This is particularly significant to trademark owners, as most counterfeit cases are run with reference to the Marketing Act as well as the Trademark Act.
ASTP-Proton is the premier pan-European association for professionals involved in knowledge transfer between universities and industry. By promoting and professionalising knowledge transfer practice, the association aims to enhance the impact of public research on society and the economy. ASTP-Proton is the result of a merger of activities between ASTP and Proton Europe, the two pan-European associations that previously supported the academic knowledge transfer base.