IPTALKS

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PRESS RELEASE: Without use-based licensing, a handful of Silicon Valley giants will become gatekeepers of a fragmented Internet of Things

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 on their sales revenue demanded by the monopoly owners of app platforms

PRESS RELEASE: Broad spectrum of EU innovators kick-start development of best practice code of conduct for licensing Standard Essential Patents for 5G and the Internet of things

[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 a best practice industry code of conduct on licensing Standard Essential Patents (SEPs).

PRESS RELEASE: New industry Code of Conduct on licensing open standard technologies to bolster European global leadership in 5G and the Internet of Things

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 in the field of IoT and 5G.

Apple and Qualcomm’s Billion-Dollar War Over an $18 Part

The following is an excerpt from a Bloomberg article on the Apple-Qualcomm dispute over patent royalties:

Apple faces down Qualcomm, Ericsson over EU patent fees

IP Europe is mentioned in Reuters' latest feature on patent licensing models. As the EU plans to draw up guidelines on how much patent holders can charge for their technologies, executive secretary Francisco Mingorance says:

Why the ETSI IPR Policy Does Not and Has Never Required Compulsory ‘License to All’: A Rebuttal to Karl Heinz Rosenbrock

EPO publication highlights importance of patents for Europe's 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 patents to their advantage, published by the European Patent Office.

Silicon Valley giants want to smash standards and grab internet of things

An internet of things based on shared open standards is under threat from Silicon Valley. And EU policymakers could stop them, writes Francisco Mingorance in EurActiv.

CEOs of tech SMEs asked President Juncker to support innovation and open standards

Following the launch of an SME Manifesto on ‘Driving Growth for European Innovators’ in June, a group of CEOs from some of Europe’s most innovative technology SMEs have written to President Juncker to request action on its contents.

A manifesto for innovation

Below is an excerpt of an article published on the 17 August 2017 in World IP Review, based on an interview with Fractus CEO Ruben Bonet.