November 16, 2017

US Department of Justice provides guidance for a balanced approach of competition law towards standard development organisations and FRAND licensing

[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 […]
November 9, 2017

‘License to all’ will freeze innovation and destroy high tech jobs in 5G and IoT in Europe

A reinterpretation of the 2011 Horizontal Cooperation Guidelines through a Communication on 5G and IoT is unwarranted, and will have global effects stalling all licensing negotiations, […]
November 6, 2017

‘License to all’ is a ‘license to kill’ innovation and jobs in Europe

European Commission’s Communication on Standard Essential Patents threatens European innovation industry and technological progress
October 18, 2017

European companies depend on use-based pricing for IoT to compete against Silicon Valley giants

ACT’s call for prohibition of use-based pricing for IoT is a lost opportunity for app developers to call for a reduction of the mandatory 30% tax […]
October 9, 2017

Code of Conduct for licensing SEPs for 5G and the IoT developed by broad spectrum of EU innovators

[Monday, 09 October 2017: Brussels] Leading European innovators and international companies developing 5G and the Internet of Things technologies have met to discuss the development of […]
October 5, 2017

Creation of a European vision for SEPs licensing in the field of IoT and 5G successfully launched

European standards bodies begin work with global technology developers and users in Paris on 6th October to create a European Vision for Standards Essential Patent licensing […]
June 27, 2017

Europe’s R&D intensive SMEs call for support to drive digital economy

European Commission delivered SME Manifesto by a coalition of CEOs
May 27, 2016

EU Council Declaration on ICT Standardisation for the Digital Single Market

IP Europe warmly welcomes the adoption of the May 26th 2016 Declaration of the Council of the EU on the European Commission Communication “ICT Standardisation Priorities […]
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 […]