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SME fund continued into 2024

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Commission have launched the 2024 edition of the Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund, which offers intellectual property vouchers to EU-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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INTA annual conference 2024

From 18-22 May, the International Trademark Association (INTA) annual conference will take place in Atlanta. Founded in 1887, INTA is a global association of trademark owners and IP professionals.

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Ten-day rule abolished

Since 1 November 2023, the European Patent Office (EPO) has abolished the so-called "ten-day rule”. According to that rule, a letter sent by the EPO was deemed to be delivered ten days after its date, which allowed the deadline for reply to be extended by ten days.

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Student competitions started again

The annual innovation competitions of several Dutch universities have recently started up again: the TU Delft Impact Contest, the TU/e Contest, the Erasmus University Contest, the UT Entrepreneurial Challenge and the UvA EB Challenge.

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Voice Over?

Videotapes, cassette tapes, CDs; in the world of image and sound carriers, you can suddenly lose your business due to technical developments. True, tapes and vinyl are on the rise again, but there are also still "victims."

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Podium – Tagworks Pharmaceuticals

In this section we give a stage to start-ups and scale-ups that develop groundbreaking products or services. This time: Tagworks Pharmaceuticals from Nijmegen.

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Innovative idea? Enter the first NL Startup Competition and win €10,000 in prize money!

Groundbreaking ideas can change the world. Does your startup focus on social impact, energy transition, digital progress or solutions for the circular economy?

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RVO helps entrepreneurs do business

Entrepreneurs make the Netherlands economically stronger and society increasingly sustainable. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) contributes to this by encouraging them to invest in solutions to societal challenges.

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Secarna: leading in antisense oligonucleotides

With a growing product portfolio, Munich-based biotech company Secarna Pharmaceuticals focuses on developing so-called antisense oligonucleotide drugs, or ASOs. These drugs are used, for example, within immunoncology and in the treatment of inflammation and fibrosis. In addition, Secarna is working with partners to develop ASOs for numerous other medical applications.

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Enforcement of intellectual property rights

You have invested considerable time, energy and expense in developing and protecting an invention, design, trademark or logo. At some point you discover that a third party enters the market with a method, product, design or trademark that appears to infringe on your intellectual property (IP) rights. The question is what action you can take.

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