Intellectual Property: Substantiating Innovation
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Ideas Matter - Haydn Evans World IP Day
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IP, Brexit and Beyond - IPAN Seminar
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About Ideas Matter

Ideas Matter is a consortium of cross-sector enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses and trade associations that aims to expand awareness and promote the benefits of intellectual property (IP). We firmly believe that ideas are important to the economy, important to society, important to companies both large and small.

The vital role intangible assets play in our economy
Date: 20/06/2017
Who owns the world’s patents? This seemingly simple question to answer is more complex than it seems. According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), one in four public records of patent ownership may be inaccurate.
Reporting on patent disputes: Trolling for news?
Date: 19/06/2017
On the back of recent claims of ‘fake news’ in the political arena comes an interesting new report by the U.S. non-profit, The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) in New York, finding that news coverage of patent litigation is often one-sided, subjective and inflammatory, and commonly uses the term ‘patent troll’ despite the US Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) and even court findings that the term is ‘unhelpful’ and ‘prejudicial’.
Intellectual Property: Substantiating Innovation
Date: 31/05/2017
“Intellectual property promotes innovation by allowing inventors in small companies, large companies and universities alike to protect their inventions in ways that are enforceable,” Brian Hinman, Chief Intellectual Property Officer at Royal Philips explained in a recent video interview with Ideas Matter. “You want to sell products, you want to sell services based on that innovation. [IP] allows you to secure that protection and substantiate that innovation.”
What’s new in tech innovation? Automated home beer brewing!
Date: 25/05/2017
A do-it-yourself beer making machine from Budapest’s Brewie company was one of the thousands of new tech innovations on display at the CEBIT Fair in Hannover, Germany this year.
Intellectual Property Roadmap: ICC Releases ‘Essential IP Reference Tool’
Date: 11/05/2017
The International Chamber of Commerce has released the latest version of its Intellectual Property Roadmap, which provides a useful overview of the nature and uses of intellectual property, and current and emerging issues that businesses and governments face as they seek to implement and use IP and promote innovation.
World IP Day: The innovation imperative
Date: 26/04/2017
With today being marked as ‘World IP Day’ in more than 75 events all over the world, CPA Global’s Haydn Evans explains in a new video interview with Ideas Matter how innovation is getting faster, intellectual property (IP) protection is used more often and in more diverse ways, and IP management is becoming more efficient and moving to the Cloud.