Fabienne Windels

In 2016, the Sirris Patent Cell broadcast a series of videos by specialists on intellectual property issues.

Fabienne Windels

The European Patents Office (EPO) and the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) recently published their second European study on the impact of intellectual property rights (IPR) on the European economy in terms of GDP, employment, salaries and external trade.

Fabienne Windels

You can save both time and money by conducting an early check to see whether a similar trademark to yours has already been registered. Sirris can show you how to use the TMview database to locate the necessary information.

Fabienne Windels

Statistics indicate an important increase in patent applications across the globe for 2015 (2.9 million) under the impetus of China. Other intellectual property rights continue to enjoy increased success.

Fabienne Windels

Within our digital world, the European Commission is working on reforming copyright. Copyright may, in particular, be simplified for scientific and educational purposes, hence facilitating text mining and data mining.

Fabienne Windels

The Belgian Intellectual Property Office (IPO) informs us about the new rules regarding the validation of European patents in Belgium.

Fabienne Windels

The EPO is conducting a survey on the tools likely to appeal to businesses for their innovation process. Take part!

Fabienne Windels

Information that is kept confidential by companies in order to preserve a competitive advantage is called a 'trade secret'. A new Directive covers its protection.

Fabienne Windels

i-DEPOT, a means of establishing the existence of your idea, concept, creation, prototype, etc.

Fabienne Windels

Reliable intellectual property statistics are an important tool in understanding trends in policy, business and technology worldwide.