The European Commission, in its Communication of 02.07.2014 (COM 2014 – 442 Final) defines Big Data as “large amounts of different types of data produced with high velocity from a high number of various types of sources. Handling today’s highly variable and real-time datasets requires new tools and methods, such as powerful processors, software and algorithms.”.Read More
Survey of Italian consumers on the “Sustainable tomato”
Researchers, technical experts and farmers work together in TOMRES to develop environmentally friendly tomato cropping systems with less impact on natural resources. The TOMRES partners would like to learn more about how the solutions developed by the project towards the “sustainable tomato” may be of interest of an important actor of the value chain, the consumers.
The trademark is the distinctive that distinguishes products and services of a company from those of other companies, thus contributing to favoring the harmonious development of competition.Read More
CUSTOMS PROTECTION ON TRADEMARKS AND PATENTS | FOCUS: THE CONSEQUENCES OF BREXIT ON THE PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN CUSTOMSRead More
ITALIAN SOUNDING and protection of agri-food made in italy
Food products made in Italy represent a fundamental component of our economy and contribute considerably to the flow of national exports. However, in supermarkets all over the world, for every authentically Italian product there are several that smuggle up false origins, going to exploit images, denominations and brands that “sound” like Italians.
TRADITIONAL AGRI-FOOD PRODUCTS (PAT) are defined as the agri-food products characteristic of an area and which, in the light of a consolidated and constant local production, deserve to be exploited on the market.Read More
iDistributedPV – deliverable “D2.1. The most promising distributed solar PV solutions” is now available for download at the iDistributedPV website (www.idistributedpv.eu) library.Read More
STANDARD ESSENTIAL PATENT (SEPs)
As we all know, innovations, to be patentable, must present a “technical character” or, to be more precise, a “technical teaching”, that is an instruction aimed to solve a particular technical problem.
PATENTS, BIOTECHNOLOGY & ETHICAL ISSUES
Biotechnology covers a wide range of techniques that use living organisms; in particular, the Rio Declaration on Enviroment and Development of 5 June 1992 defines that “Biotechnology means any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivates thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use”.
BLOCKCHAIN & IP
The concept of blockchain technology, presented for the first time in 2008 by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, regards to the possibility of creating a shared and transparent database, able to record and track transactions and resources; initially developed to manage and give evidence of exchanges through bitcoins, a digital currency based on cryptography (cryptocurrency), blockchain is a technology capable of a revolutionary impact on various sectors.