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European Inventor Award Finalists Spotlight: Making the ‘digital wallet’ a reality
As the European Inventor Award ceremony approaches, here at Ideas Matter we have been watching the run up to these prestigious awards closely. Starting today, we will be taking a closer look at the inventor candidates from each category every week up until the announcement of the winners on 11 June.
Protecting Your Crown Jewels – Ideas Matter discusses benefits of IP at Digital Shoreditch 2015
Ideas Matter is participating this week in one of the UK’s most exciting events in the creative, tech and entrepreneur community. Digital Shoreditch 2015 showcases the very best creatives, technologists, designers, makers and doers in London, the UK, Europe and beyond.
YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS BENEFIT FROM IP AND IP TRAINING
“We don’t have much information about intellectual property,” says Vincent Daher, president of the young entrepreneur group JADE Switzerland. “We need to be prepared when we are ready to launch a project to know what legal things to do to protect our ideas. This is very important for the junior enterprise movement.”
World IP Day Will Be Marked in 73 Countries: WIPO DG says IP is at “the centre of the economic system”
More than 170 events in 73 countries will mark this year’s World Intellectual Property Day, 26 April. The Director-General of WIPO, Francis Gurry, appeared yesterday at an event in London sponsored by the IP Awareness Network and described the benefits of intellectual property (IP), which he said “go to the centre of the economic system”.
Intellectual Property Supports Latest Tech Developments at CEBIT
Wearable technology, the ‘Internet of things’, and some clever upgrades to well-established products like elevators and shower stalls, were some of the highlights this year at CEBIT, the largest European technology trade fair, which was held in Hannover, Germany, in late March. Ideas Matter interviews with several small and large company participants at CEBIT show how innovative companies continue to rely on a whole range of intellectual property protections to develop, fund and protect their technology in the market.