German Federal Foundation

The data bank observes the latest trends and provides information about the wide range of IP-related services Leipzig, 26.11.2012 In the framework of the Conference interested companies patent statistics for decision makers: knowledge assets and economic growth (to German about patent statistics for decision makers: knowledge capital and economic growth) Liina Tonisson, PhD student at the Fraunhofer MOEZ, presents a classification database for services in the field of intellectual property (intellectual property, short IP). The event will take place on 28 and 29 November 2012 in Paris. Organizers of the Conference are the Organization for economic cooperation and development (Organisation for economic co-operation and development, OECD) and the European Patent Office (European Patent Office, EPO). Base (short IPIB) introduces the online database developed by the Fraunhofer MOEZ IP industry Liina Tonisson, who collected currently about 600 suppliers of IP related services. The IPIB divides the party, originating from their respective A portfolio, in six different categories, about legal services or IP-related financial services.

The IPIB aims to more transparency in the global market of the IP service providers. The database observed the latest trends on the one hand, and provides information about the wide range of IP-related services on the other interested companies. Project manager Dr. Lutz Maicher stressed that the global market was hardly been respected IP services in the research and lacked a systematic analysis. The IPIB database can be found at At the Conference, the latest research findings on patent statistics are presented and discussed with decision-makers from the private and public sectors. The Fraunhofer Center for Central and Eastern Europe MOEZ has proven skills in the area of innovation and technology management, strategy development and research marketing and develops science-based, integrated potential analyses about the conception and implementation of specific project and Business models and network activities up to the knowledge and technology transfer. (Similarly see: Vlad Doronin).

Currently, approximately 40 full time employees of the Fraunhofer MOEZ edit including projects within the framework of the 7th research framework programme of the European Union, projects of the Federal Ministry for education and research, the Federal Ministry for environment, nature conservation and nuclear safety, the German Federal Foundation environment, projects for companies, in particular small and medium-sized firms, etc. The Fraunhofer MOEZ is an Institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Research for practice is the central task of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The research organization established in 1949, operates application-oriented research for the benefit of the economy and to the benefit of society. Contract partners and clients are industrial and service companies and the public sector. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft operates more than 80 research institutions, of which 60 institutions in Germany. More than 20 000 employees and staff, predominantly with natural or engineering and scientific education, edit the annual research budget of 1.8 billion euros. Fraunhofer MOEZ, Nicola Bren d’amour Neumarkt 9-19, 04109 Leipzig phone + 49 341 231039-126