A creator’s council, for the real creators

Every day, in small and large ways, the rights of makers are violated. Sometimes unknowingly, but often deliberately. Eveline van Zeeland proposes a way to put an end to this.

The more patents the better, for SMEs as well

According to a study by the European Patent Office, companies that have their own intellectual property experience much faster growth in revenues and higher earnings for their employees.

The dos and don’ts for protecting your designs

Our patent expert columnist Hans Helsloot took a virtual look at the online Dutch Design Week and reached a shocking conclusion: lots of beautiful designs are not protected. This can be done better!