WIPO has just released its World Intellectual Property Report 2017 on ‘Intangible Capital in Global Value Chains’.
It presents original estimates of the returns accruing to intangible capital in the global production of manufactured goods produced.
November 2017 compared with October 2017
Submission by the European Commission concerning the preliminary injury findings.
The European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) has once more secured high-level speakers to offer interesting insights on the state of the economic environment, technology and legislation. The conference provides an exclusive networking platform for participants from parts manufacturers, trade, vehicle manufacturers as well as national associations, European institutions and other international organisations.
Following the political agreement in principle reached in July 2017, a final accord on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was announced on 8 December 2017. The Commission aims that the agreement come into effect before the end of its mandate in 2019, after the approval of the Council and the European Parliament. However, negotiations on investment protection standards and investment protection dispute resolution will continue.
Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono today announced the successful conclusion of the final discussions on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
October 2017 compared with September 2017
A summary of the committee’s debate is now available.