May 3, 2021

IP Europe and Innovation Alliance Welcome IEEE’s Review of 2015 Patent Policy and Urge Removal of Unbalanced Language

IP Europe and the Innovation Alliance welcome the IEEE’s move to revisit its unbalanced 2015 patent policy. Ideally, this process will result in revision or removal of […]
September 25, 2020

Innovation policy and the role of standards, IP and antitrust

The LeadershIP 2020 video gives a good overview of globally relevant aspects of IP, standards and antitrust. For industry as well as for policy makers and […]
September 13, 2020

Open Standards and the Virtuous Innovation Cycle

Open standards in mobile communications enable people and devices to connect around the globe.
February 3, 2020

Horizontal Guidelines Consultation: IP Europe’s Submission

IP Europe’s comments below are mainly focused on aspects of the Guidelines for which it has not responded to directly in its responses to the Public […]
September 26, 2017

EPO publication highlights the importance of patents for European SMEs

IP Europe’s SME Chair Fractus is included in a set of 12 case studies focusing on how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe are using […]
September 10, 2017

Criticism of the IEEE Patent Policy

The IEEE rules: a threat to innovation and consumers This study (Keith Mallinson, September 2017) assesses the practical impact of changes made by the IEEE to […]
July 3, 2017

Video: Fractus CEO Rubén Bonet on the benefits of patents for European SMEs

June 27, 2017

IP Europe’s “SME Manifesto”

Driving growth for European innovators. A statement of policy, aims and practical support for European SMEs who invest in innovation: empowering these economically vital companies so they can help Europe become the world’s leading digital economy.
May 28, 2017

“License to All”: an unworkable approach

The EC has called for a balanced, fast, predictable, efficient and enforceable licensing approach that ensures a fair return on investment for patent holders and enables […]
May 10, 2016

IP Enforcement Consultations: IP Europe Recommendations for SMEs

IP Europe calls for updated enforcement rules with a comprehensive SME chapter that reduces their enforcement cost and court fees, provides for full reimbursement of costs […]