Luiz Otávio Pimentel, President of the Brazilian National Institute Of Industrial Property (INPI Brasil), and the President of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), Cornelia Rudloff-Schäffer, have signed a Joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to to continue their successful cooperation.
The nominees of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2015 - the Federal President's Award for Innovation in Science and Technology - were revealed at the Deutsches Museum in Munich today. One of the three nominated teams, Infineon Technologies AG in Neubiberg, was proposed by the German Patent and Trade Mark Office for their innovation project "New radar technology for cars: a life-saver goes into production".
The German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) has reached new cooperation agreements with the more than 20 patent information centres around Germany. As long-standing regional cooperation partners of the DPMA, the 23 patent information centres locally offer comprehensive information about industrial property protection.
The German Patent and Trade Mark Office looks back upon a history of almost 50 years as supervisory authority for collecting societies. Now, a revision of supervision law lies ahead of us - not only in
Germany but in all member states of the European Union. The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection has submitted a ministerial draft for the new act on collecting societies. Our event thus is a good opportunity to discuss with you the future of supervision of collecting societies in Germany and Europe.
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