IP Case Studies

Through the following case studies, the Patents Office underlines the importance of intellectual property for businesses and other organisations through some relevant case studies

The Importance of Copyright and Patent Protection in Start-Up Businesses

Case Study Kleerex.pdf

Apple’s trade mark problems in China

Apple China Case Study.pdf

EpoSmeImageEPO SME case studies:

The EPO has produced a series of case studies on European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which are leveraging the power of patents and other IP rights to achieve business success.  One study is in respect of an Irish company  “Aerogen” which operates in the medtech sector.

SME Case Study.pdf

All the case studies in one PDF.

EPO SME Case Study.pdf