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:
on 6 November 2017
European Commission’s Communication on Standard Essential Patents threatens European innovation industry and technological progress
on 18 October 2017
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
on 9 October 2017
[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).
on 5 October 2017
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.