Two technology projects have been granted £196,000 by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) for designing solutions that will help tackle online piracy and target those who flout intellectual property laws.
The projects will also help businesses better manage their digital products such as software, games and music.
whiteBULLET an intellectual property (IP) solutions company based in London, was awarded £113,000 for designing a system which allows websites to be classified as low, medium or high risk in an IP Infringement Index. This will help users identify websites that are selling pirated goods or breaking IP law.
The University of Surrey has also been awarded £83,000 for designing a scheme for protecting digital media content.
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