During the April plenary session, the European Parliament discussed and adopted five fundamental laws of the “Fit for 55 in 2023 package”, approving the deals that had already been reached at the end of 2022 with the member states: the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, the reform of the EU’s Emissions Trading System and a new Social Climate Fund to combat energy and mobility poverty. Let's get into the latter.
For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission proposes to increase the financial resources in different areas, such as culture, research and innovation, digital economy and cohesion policy. The aim is to ensure the EU growth, while sustaining innovation, creativity and intellectual property protection.
What is intellectual property and how do you protect it? How do you search for patents online? In this article you will find a series of tools, which will give you background information for protecting your ideas and conducting independent patent search.