Protection of industrial property rights

Contact person 
Monika Usevičiūtė
Institution 
PE "Sunrise Valley"
E-mail 
monika.useviciute@sunrisevalley.lt
Country 
Lithuania
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Knowledge Transfer Practice
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
No information provided
Identify the Knowledge Transfer area to which the practice belong 
Technology licensing
Indicate the country from which the practice is 
Lithuania
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
No information provided
What is the title/name of the practice? 
Protection of industrial property rights
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the practice 
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
New technology based firms/new knowledge intensive service firms
Other non-profit research organizations (not HEI)
Other public education institutions (secondary, etc…)
Private institutions for education/lifelong learning
SMEs only
What is the aim/objective? 
To give financial support for the protection of industrial property rights that covers the patents of inventions and design at the European and international level. The national support is oriented to the acquirement of a European patent or a patent issued under the Patent Cooperation Treaty and to the registration of a Community design or a design registered under the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement.
Give an overview of the practice 
Since 2011 Science, Innovation and Technology Agency (the partner of the Sunrise Valley) is responsible for the administration of this tool and provides national financial support for business and research organizations. Legal persons (enterprises, research organizations) from Lithuania are acknowledged as eligible participants for this support scheme.
What is the date of creation of this practice? 
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Is the practice still active? 
Active
What is the approximate budget needed for implementing this practice? 
188 400.00€
What kind of resources is needed for implementing the practice? 
The programme is financed by the Ministry of Economy of Lithuania and administration support is performed by Science, Innovation and Technology Agency.
Is this practice linked to an instrument/policy? 
Yes