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Intellectual Property and Contracts: European IPR Helpdesk Releases New Guide

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The value of a business is increasingly linked to its intellectual property (IP) assets, which are becoming more and more important in many sectors. IP can be transferred or licensed, offered to enter into cooperation agreements or contributed as capital in a joint venture. In order to highlight the importance of well-drafted agreements for protecting and managing intellectual property, the European IPR Helpdesk has recently published their new guide “IP and Contracts”.
Intellectual Property and Contracts: European IPR Helpdesk Releases New Guide
Complementing the ever-growing portfolio of free online training and information material, this new guide provides various practical examples helping businesses to understand the key points to consider regarding contracts in the IP field.

Starting off with an overview on general contract clauses, the second part of the guide focuses on some of the most common IP contracts and IP clauses.

The guide can be downloaded for free:

About the European IPR Helpdesk

The European IPR Helpdesk is a project funded by the European Commission under Grant Agreement No 641474. It supports cross-border SME and research activities to manage, diffuse and valorise technologies and other Intellectual Property (IP) Rights and IP assets at an EU level. Offering a broad range of informative material, a Helpline service for direct IP support and on-site and online training, the European IPR Helpdesk's main goal is to support IP capacity building along the full scale of IP practices: from awareness to strategic use and successful exploitation. This IP competencies empowerment focuses on EU SMEs, participants and candidates in EU-funded projects, and EU innovation stakeholders for an increased diffusion of IP into the EU innovation ecosystem.

The support provided by the European IPR Helpdesk should not be considered as of a legal or advisory nature. For further information and full legal disclaimer, please refer to:



    European IPR Helpdesk c/o Eurice GmbH

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