November 12, 2019

Promoting respect for IP as a reciprocity requirement in public procurement

Speaking today at a European Parliament event on “IP in International Trade” Ruben Bonét, CEO of Fractus and Chairman of IP Europe SMEs Chapter, said: “European […]
June 19, 2019

IP Europe’s plan to help SMEs with IP-led growth strategies

Innovators, investors and EU Institutions discuss plans for delivery mechanism [Brussels, Wednesday 19 June] Today at IP Europe’s annual SME event, representatives of R&D intensive businesses […]
February 7, 2017

Unleashing the full potential of European Standards for the 21st century. Not possible without SMEs contribution

The need for a single coherent approach towards standardization from European Institutions in support of global competitiveness of European industry, including SMEs. It was the main […]
November 25, 2016

Commissioner Vestager incorrectly claims royalties of $120 per smartphones due to threat of injunctions

Commissioner Vestager stuns Chillin’ Competition Conference audience by reffering to a disputed paper by former Intel Associate General Counsel and stating that ICT companies charge an average of $120 of royalties […]
July 5, 2016

Takeaways from “Let Innovators Innovate” event in Turin, 28 June 2016

Italian SMEs stand together for patents and innovation in Europe  Over 30 participants including innovative SMEs, industrial corporations, investors and venture capitalists engaged with a vibrant […]
May 4, 2016

Let’s keep Europe innovating!

We are accustomed to assume that companies taking the risk of creating new technologies can get a fair return on investment while manufactures that license the […]
March 17, 2016

IP Europe presents impact of new U.S. IEEE patent rules on innovative SMEs and calls for EU action

On March 17, IP Europe presented the effects of the new US IEEE patents rules and their implications on European innovators to the EU Market Access Committee. […]