More research on industrial property rights

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The Research Council of Norway has entered into a cooperation agreement with the Norwegian Industrial Property Office. The two agencies will be collaborating to ensure that intangible assets resulting from R&D projects are utilised in a legally sound manner.

“It is essential to social and industrial development that the results of R&D projects not only are put to use, but are applied effectively and properly. Intellectual property rights (IPR) comprise a key element in this process,” says Anne Kjersti Fahlvik, Executive Director of the Division for Innovation of the Research Council

The Industrial Property Office and the Research Council are planning a number of joint information and training activities. The two agencies are also considering coordinating and developing existing and new services. The objective is to provide a wide array of opportunities to the customers they share.

Read the full story at The Research Council of Norway

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