The first 5G specifications have been released, prompting questions about the challenges of licensing standard-essential patents (SEPs) in the internet of things (IoT).
“Patent disputes are not a sign of illness—they are a sign of wellness,” says Bill Merritt, CEO of mobile technology research and development company InterDigital. “I would be really troubled […]
There is an urgent need to set out key principles “to foster a balanced, smooth and predictable framework for SEPs” said the European Commission in its Communication setting out the […]
[Brussels: 16 November 2017] IP Europe welcomes the recent comments made by the US Assistant Attorney General, Makan Delrahim, on the role of antitrust law in the context of standard setting organizations, or SSOs.
EARTO’s newly published position paper provides input to the European Commission’s discussions on the licensing of standard essential patents. Among the main concerns, EARTO lists the following: