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

IP Hall of Fame 2012 (IAM)

The process to find the inductees into the IP Hall of Fame for 2012 is now underway. Earlier this year, five outstanding individuals joined the most exclusive club in IP; one that counts among its members international statesmen, epoch-changing inventors,…

Norway has oil, Holland has water

Foreign delegations fly on and off to The Netherlands to see with their own eyes how the Netherlands solve water problems. Netherlands had no major water problem since what is known as the “Delta Works”, a major undertaking after disastrous…

Patents role in Apple’s success

Now the master of new consumer technologies, Steve Jobs, announced his resignation on Wednesday as Apple CEO, attention is also given to the intellectual property aspects of Apple’s success. Mr. Jobs’s say over the minute details of Apple’s products is…

Mad Men Thrive in Mid-Town Manhattan

Once the iconic Main Street of the advertising industry, Madison Avenue has quietly evolved into a center for Manhattan’s emerging intellectual property businesses. Don Draper, flamboyant Mad Men creative director, however, needn’t worry about the new neighbors cramping his style. They’re too…

Patent Thickets, right or wrong?

Patents are instituted to provide an incentive to innovate, which is important considering that innovation is a key driver for economic prosperity. Yet, what happens if the company that holds the patent right does not want to produce anything, but…