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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. 

Are others’ IP rights worth so little?

Below is the letter to the Financial Times editor sent by Hassan Triqui, CEO of Secure-IC, published 15 August 2017. The original is available at this address.

Sir, Ed Crook’s Big Read article “Industrial futures” (June 28) and the letters from IP Europe (June 30 and August 1), ACT (July 30) and the Fair Standards Alliance (August 7) have sparked debate on whether innovators of open standards, such as 5G, WiFi and NFC, should charge licence fees based on the added value that these patented technologies bring to a product.

Tech licensing system that keeps the giants in check

Below is IP Europe Executive Secretary Francisco Mingorance's letter to the Financial Times editor, published 1 August 2017. The original is available at this address.

Sir, Morgan Reed (Letters, July 28) suggests that inventors of 3G and 4G technologies that invest heavily in the future 5G open standard, underpinning the internet of things, are acting out of greed. His claim is as ironic as it is misleading. European inventors such as Nokia and Ericsson are simply supporting well-established industry best practice.

European SMEs can lead the world in the IoT revolution

European firms can lead the economy of tomorrow if our small and medium-sized companies obtain the necessary support, notably when it comes to innovation incentives and patent litigation, writes Hassan Triqui, the CEO of Secure-IC. This opinion was originally published in EURACTIV

Video: Fractus CEO Rubén Bonet on the benefits of patents for European SMEs

We cannot build the internet of things without open standards

Below is IP Europe Executive Chairman Mogens Peter Carl's letter to the Financial Times editor, published 30 June 2017. The original is available at this address.