A quarter of all queries received by IPR-Helpdesk from organisations working in FP6 funded projects relate to pre-existing IP, its exclusion and its usage in projects, according to Dr Britta Seidel-Speer, speaking on behalf of IPR-Helpdesk at this week’s AURIL conference in Birmingham.
Whilst knowledge about IPR issues is increasing amongst SMEs, higher education and research institutions, there are several areas which cause confusion. The most common enquiries to IPR-Helpdesk concern the exclusion of pre-existing know-how from access by other partners taking part in an FP6 project, the protection and use of results gained in the project and other IP-related issues to be settled in consortium agreements.
Seidel-Speer says that pre-existing know-how can be a difficult area, in terms of identifying, defining and specifying it in negotiations and contracts between collaborative parties.
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