December 29, 2015

Ericsson and Apple sign global patent license agreement and settle litigation

Ericsson and Apple have agreed on a global patent license agreement between the two companies. The agreement includes a cross license that covers patents relating to […]
November 10, 2015

SMEs to enter in the negotiation’s scope of T-TIP

EU’s initial proposal for legal text for “an SME Committee” in the SME chapter of T-TIP. It was tabled for discussion with the US in the […]
October 15, 2015

Creating a global level playing field for innovators

IP Europe believes that trade agreements, including T-TIP, should promote patent quality and limit onerous forum shopping or rules that encourage patent “trolling” like in the […]
September 18, 2015

Why we need a Unified Patent Court in Europe

IP Europe forcefully supports the rapid entry into force of the UPC agreement. The Unified Patent Court will offer a carefully balanced solution reflecting the fundamental […]
September 17, 2015

IPR Policies of European Standards Development Organisations

The standard development system in Europe is vibrant. It supports innovation and yields significant benefits for industry and consumers alike. Strong patent protection is needed to […]