on 12 September 2018
The following is an excerpt from an article that appeared in World Intellectual Property Review on the 12th of September 2018. The author, Adrian Howes, is head of IP and standards, IP regulatory affairs at Nokia.
on 5 July 2018
[Brussels: Thursday, 5 July 2018] Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary of IP Europe, commented on the launch of DG Grow’s terms of reference for its new ‘expert group on licensing and valuation of standard essential patents’, saying:
on 22 June 2018
‘European Patent Factory fund’ and ‘expert advisory partnership’ to be launched in 2019
on 18 June 2018
‘Next generation’ wireless network to enable a radical increase in up and download speeds, and new applications that require ‘real-time’ response
on 17 May 2018
PIMEC, the association representing micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Catalonia has joined forces with IP Europe, the European alliance of IPR and R&D-intensive companies and research institutes, to further support SMEs and share critical information on innovation, Intellectual Property (IP), patents and IP protection.
on 12 March 2018
Member States urged to promote European strategic interests and industrial leadership in 5G, including through the new EU framework for foreign investment screening.
on 29 November 2017
Reacting to the adoption of the Communication on SEP licensing, Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary of IP Europe, said:
on 16 November 2017
[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.
on 9 November 2017
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, triggering more patent hold-out and litigation, while high-tech jobs leave Europe.
on 9 November 2017
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: