The EU Commission adopts an action plan for intellectual property to promote recovery and resilience

On November 25, 2020, the EU Commission adopted an action plan for intellectual property to promote recovery and resilience in the EU – its plan for a new IP strategy. The focus is not only on the protection of, but the access to innovation. Companies from all sectors have realized that in this day and age, easy and fast access to knowledge, data and technologies is essential for successful business(es). The EU Commission takes this into account in its IP Action Plan with the illustrious sub-title "Making the most of the EU's innovative potential". The EU Commission emphasizes that Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are closely linked to both "sustainability" and "data". And, of course, antitrust law also plays a role: for antitrust law-compliant instruments to ensure access to IPR,

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  • Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)
  • Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)

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Martin Sura, Elena Wiese, The EU Commission adopts an action plan for intellectual property to promote recovery and resilience, 25 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 98324

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