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IPEG Intellectual Property Expert Group is an IP consultancy based in Europe

Invention harvesting

To invent means to produce or contrive something previously unknown by the use of ingenuity or imagination. An inventor is therefore someone who invents, someone who devises some new process, appliance, machine, or article. When a new product appears, the…

The New UPC Agreement, the Regulation and Standardization

Now European Patent with unitary effect finally got the final blessing, it is time look into  some of the details of the EU Regulation “Implementing Enhanced Cooperation in the area of the Creation of Unitary Patent Protection” 1257/2012 (UnitaryPatent Regulation…

Value of Patents and the Endowment Effect

As research has shown, owners have an incentive to exaggerate the valuation of their property. This is true for all kind of property but is it also true for intellectual property? People are reluctant to part with their property, and…

A Never Ending Story, the Unified Patent Flaw

It looks as if the discussion never ends. Yes we paying again attention to the patent that should be a “unitary” patent. Well not unifying, that’s for sure. Politicians may give the impression they reached a “compromise” but the fact…

Interview IPEG in The Korea Times

Today an interview with IPEG’s founder appeared in The Korea Times. The interview was taken by email by Technology reporter Yoo-chul Kim. The full text used for the interview read as follows Questions:  *Is Apple really an innovation killer? If…

European companies approach to IP

The Economist Intelligence Unit – sponsored by Qualcomm – published 5 years ago, in 2007, a White Paper on how European companies approach IP and more importantly, how they value Intellectual Property Management. Based on interviews and surveys of major…

Apologies for service interruption

Dear readers, Due to a viral attack on ipeg.com, our blog’s website, we have been off air and then on and off for the last 4-5 weeks. Due to repair work we had to undertake, our website’s attractive features like…

Is there any Future for New IPR Treaties?

ACTA failed in European Parliament. What was the main objective? Protection of consumers against counterfeit products or rather protecting the intellectual property of the content industry? Precisely this confusion, the anti-piracy treaty ACTA (Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement) caused the deathblow. Last…