WIPO study demonstrates importance of patents in the SMEs' innovation process

A study by the Center of Law and Information Policy and funded by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), entitled "Patents and small participants in the smatphone industry" concludes that:

A new research shows the real annual licensing return from mobile market.

Professor Stephen Haber of Stanford, Professor Alexander Galetovic of the Universidad de los Andes in Chile and Lew Zaretski, the head of IP strategy firm Hamilton IPV have released a new study on the licensing revenues of 32 major licensors to the mobile sector.

Slovenia passes law on ratification of the UPC Agreement

Draft legislation enabling the Republic of Slovenia to ratify the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court was signed into law by the President of the Republic last Friday, 30 September 2016.