September 23, 2020

IP Europe welcomes US DOJ’s re-affirmation that end-device licensing is pro-competitive

[Brussels: 12, August, 2020] IP Europe welcomes the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s (DOJ) recent re-affirmation that licensing standard essential patents at the end-device level is […]
June 12, 2020

IP Magazine: Strong IP rights are “necessary” to maintain EU 5G/6G/ leadership

The importance for the EU to maintain strong IP protections for 5G and 6G technologies is “necessary” in order to achieve the bloc’s 2025 connectivity objectives, […]
June 11, 2020

World IP Review: European Commission IP chief foresees unitary patent system by 2021

The European Commission’s top IP official has predicted the establishment of a unitary patent system in Europe “before the end of next year”. The original article […]
June 10, 2020

World IP Review: EU governments prioritise IP in 5G strategy

European governments have agreed to prioritise IP as they look to gain the upper hand in the race to lead the development of 5G telecommunications technology. […]
June 9, 2020

IP at the forefront of Europe’s digital future

EU Council “recognizes the importance of intellectual property protection to incentivise R&D investments by EU industry in the development of key technologies in 5G/6G” Adopted today, […]
March 11, 2020

World IP Review: IP Action Plan welcomed as path to EU digital sovereignty

Plans unveiled by the European Commission to protect the EU’s technological “sovereignty” have been welcomed by research and development organisations.  The original article was published by […]
October 11, 2018

World IP Review: EU standards bodies publish IoT and 5G FRAND principles

EU standards-setting organisations have today published six principles on the licensing of standard-essential patents (SEPs) in the realm of 5G and the internet of things (IoT). IP Europe, […]
July 6, 2018

IPProPatents: European Commission seeks SEP group members

The European Commission has set up a group to consider licensing and valuations of standard-essential patents (SEPs). The SEP group was created by the commission to […]
July 6, 2018

World IP Review: European Commission invites applications for SEP group

The European Commission today announced it has set up a group to consider the licensing and valuation of standard-essential patents (SEPs).
July 1, 2018

POLITICO EU: Telcogeopolitics – West vs. China in 5G race

LONDON — In smoke-filled conference halls and nondescript hotels from Brussels to Busan, South Korea, a years long battle has been underway for control over the […]