Intellectual Property Awards 2014
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Enter the Intellectual Property Awards

Entries for the Intellectual Property Awards are currently closed!

In order to make the process simpler and more time efficient, all entries for the Intellectual Property Awards must be submitted online.

Please note that all sections must be completed to submit your entry, and the maximum size of each item to be uploaded must be no more than 8MB.

Checklist of items needed to make your submission:

Once you have these items, click the 'Enter Online' button beside the relevant category, and follow the instructions.

If you have any queries on the online entry system, please do not hesitate to call us on 01 407 0595.

 

Categories and Criteria



Intellectual Property Achievement Award

        Intellectual Property Achievement Award

        You cannot formally enter this category. The winner will be selected from all winners of the other categories.


Intellectual Property R&D Team of the Year – FDI

         IP R&D Team of the Year – FDI

         This award is for IP originated or developed in Ireland by a non-indigenous entity with a formal presence within the Republic of Ireland that has been patented/ trademarked or registered and made available for purchase or licensing.


Intellectual Property R&D Collaboration Award

         IP R&D Collaboration of the Year

         This award is for an R&D collaboration that resulted in the introduction of new IP available for purchase or licensing where at least one of the organisations has a formal presence within the Republic of Ireland.

The key to this award is to demonstrate how the collaboration strengthened the idea and resulted in a successful execution.


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Hall of Fame

In every industry or area of human endeavour there are individuals who see the future more clearly that their contemporaries and in doing so blaze a trail for others to follow. Their leadership inspires others to greater deeds and it’s the Inventors, scientists, educators, business people, investors, commentators and original thinkers who will be in the mix for this special award.

So if you feel there’s an individual who has shone brightly in the story of IP development in Ireland, tell the judges about them and put them forward for this honour.


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IP Law Firm of the Year

This award will go to the Law Firm who has provided the legal advice in the development of an idea from conception to market place.


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IP Lawyer of the Year

This award is for a lawyer who has worked with IP developers and case managed either multiple successful outcomes or individual outstanding IP development.


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Inventor of the Year

This award goes to an individual or group of individuals who have developed the IP for an Irish invention that has been made available to the market for purchase or for licensing.


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Tech Transfer of the Year

This award goes to the Irish Public Sector research performing entity that executed the most significant technology transfer agreement.


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Fundraising Achievement Award

This award will go to the best fundraising achievement for an investment in market-available IP originated or managed in Ireland.  


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Policy Initiative of the Year

This award is for the policy initiative that has had the biggest impact on making Ireland a competitive, modern global economy.


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Designer of the Year

This award recognises the contribution designers make to Ireland. It is awarded to the Irish designer who has created a work or works incorporating novel designs that were first marketed anywhere in the world.


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Licensing Deal of the Year

This award goes to the team that executed the most important licensing deal, irrespective of the nature of the rights licensed and the purpose of the deal. The award recognizes the economic and societal impact of the deal.


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IP Development Agency of the Year

This award is for the state agency that has contributed to the development of IP policy that has done most to stimulate economic activity and to support employment in IP-rich businesses in Ireland.


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IP Accelerator of the Year

Incubators play an increasingly important role in helping entrepreneurs develop their IP and search for a business model to commercialise it. They concentrate expertise and networks to reduce the time and risk for new business to scale. This award is for the incubator that has contributed to the creation of IP rich businesses.


iprevenueachievementoftheyear_120IP Revenue Achievement of the Year

It is almost a cliché that the most valuable businesses rely on IP to gain a sustainable competitive advantage. Specific examples are harder to come by, so this category recognises businesses that have specifically used IP to support outstanding revenue and profit growth.


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IP Strategy of the Year

For many companies aligning the creation of an IP portfolio with their value proposition is central to building sustainable competitive advantage. Some companies, however, set themselves apart by integrating IP into the highest level of decision making in the business.


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Consulting Firm of the Year

This award will go to the consulting firm that has provided consulting advice in the development of IP from conception to the marketplace


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VC Firm of the Year

This award will go to the VC firm that has funded the most successful users of the IP system in Ireland.


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Patent and TM Firm of the Year

This award will go to the Patent and TM firm that has provided the patent, trade mark and design services in the development of an idea from conception to market.


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IP education is important for graduates and for our executives. Internationally there are only a small number of quality educational programs offered. This award will go to Irish educational program that has distinguished itself in increasing the level of awareness and knowledge of IP in Ireland.


greenipaward_120Green IP Award

Please detail the following:

 

  • Product/process description
  • Genesis of the idea
  • Business strategy
  • How has the IP contributed to the environment
  • The IP that contributed to your USP/value proposition
  • The team that developed this product or process
  • Images and other information
  • In what way was IP fundamental to your success?


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Tech IP Award

Please detail the following:

 

  • Product/process description
  • Genesis of the idea
  • Business strategy
  • How has the IP contributed to the environment
  • The IP that contributed to your USP/value proposition
  • The team that developed this product or process
  • Images and other information
  • In what way was IP fundamental to your success?

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Life Sciences IP Award

Please detail the following:

 

  • Product/process description
  • Genesis of the idea
  • Business strategy
  • How has the IP contributed to the environment
  • The IP that contributed to your USP/value proposition
  • Details of relevant publications and/ or funding achieved prior to commercialisation
  • The team that developed this product or process
  • Images and other information
  • In what way was IP fundamental to your success?


brandedgoodsipaward_120Branded Goods IP Award

Please detail the following:

 

  • Product/process description
  • Genesis of the idea
  • Business strategy
  • How has the IP contributed to the environment
  • The IP that contributed to your USP/value proposition
  • The team that developed this product or process
  • Images and other information
  • In what way was IP fundamental to your success?

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Fashion IP Award

Please detail the following:

 

  • Product/process description
  • Genesis of the idea
  • Business strategy
  • How has the IP contributed to the environment
  • The IP that contributed to your USP/value proposition
  • The team that developed this product or process
  • Images and other information
  • In what way was IP fundamental to your success?


architectureconstructionipaward_120Architecture/Construction IP Award

Please detail the following:

 

  • Product/process description
  • Genesis of the idea
  • Business strategy
  • How has the IP contributed to the environment
  • The IP that contributed to your USP/value proposition
  • The team that developed this product or process
  • Images and other information
  • In what way was IP fundamental to your success?

iprdindigenous_120_01IP R&D - Indigenous

This award is for a product or process of Irish origin which has been patented/ trademarked or registered and made available for purchase or licensing, anywhere in the world.