November 25, 2020

Protected: Letter to Commissioner Thierry Breton on the IP Action Plan

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November 16, 2020

A review of SDO IPR Policies: Do they require component level licensing?

By Richard Vary, Bird & Bird Takeaway  Must owners of IP rights (IPR) that may be essential to standards offer licenses of their essential IPR to each […]
September 23, 2020

Deutschland: Änderungen des Patentrechts würden die Ausgaben für Forschung und Entwicklung, Arbeitsplätze und Innovation senken

„Machen Sie Deutschland nicht zu einem sicheren Hafen für Patentverletzer“, warnt die innovationsfreundliche Industriegruppe [Berlin, Mittwoch, 23. September] Die in Brüssel ansässige Industriegruppe IP Europe schlägt Alarm, […]
September 23, 2020

Germany: Changes to patent law would cut R&D spending, jobs, innovation

“Don’t make Germany a safe haven for patent infringers” warns pro-innovation industry group [Berlin, Wednesday, 23 September] The Brussels-based industry group IP Europe is sounding the alarm that […]
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 […]
September 22, 2020

IP Europe welcomes Council Conclusions on importance of Intellectual Property

Economy Ministers state that the EU Intellectual Property Action Plan can “incentivize R&D investments and foster key technologies” [Brussels, 22 September 2020] Building on June’s European […]
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, […]