March 30, 2020

Statement on the EU Horizontal Guidelines consultation

Annex – IP Europe’s responses to relevant questions in the Public Questionnaire IP EUROPE’s COMMENTS ON THE EU COMPETITION RULES ON HORIZONTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS IP Europe […]
March 11, 2020

World IP Review: IP Action Plan welcomed as path to EU digital sovereignty

Plans unveiled by the European Commission to protect the EU’s technological “sovereignty” have been welcomed by research and development organisations.  The original article was published by […]
March 10, 2020

IP Europe statement on the EU Industrial Strategy and SME Strategy

Speaking in reaction to the European Commission’s Industrial Strategy, Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary of IP Europe, said: “IP Europe welcomes the acknowledgement that Europe must ‘speed […]
January 21, 2020

Financial Times: The patent troll myth has little basis in fact

Letter from Francisco Mingorance, Brussels, Belgium, 21 January 2020 In “Apple, Microsoft and BMW urge EU to stop patent trolls” (January 16), you report claims by […]
November 12, 2019

The danger of compulsory component-level SEP licensing for Europe

[Brussels, 12.11.2019] According to Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary, IP Europe: “Component-level licensing is not about increasing access to standards or the advance of technology or fairness […]
November 12, 2019

Promoting respect for IP as a reciprocity requirement in public procurement

Speaking today at a European Parliament event on “IP in International Trade” Ruben Bonét, CEO of Fractus and Chairman of IP Europe SMEs Chapter, said: “European […]
July 11, 2019

IP Europe policy recommendations for an EU industrial policy that will promote innovation

IP Europe launches policy recommendations for the next EU five-year term to help make Europe the world’s leading digital ecosystem [Brussels, 11.07.2019] IP Europe – a […]
June 19, 2019

IP Europe’s plan to help SMEs with IP-led growth strategies

Innovators, investors and EU Institutions discuss plans for delivery mechanism [Brussels, Wednesday 19 June] Today at IP Europe’s annual SME event, representatives of R&D intensive businesses […]
June 12, 2019

Practical guidance for businesses interested in making 5G and IoT connected products

[Brussels: Wednesday, 12 June 2019] Developers of cellular telecommunications standards – including Ericsson, InterDigital, Nokia, Orange, Qualcomm – have teamed-up with leading consumer electronics brands like […]
January 16, 2019

European Parliament: Competitiveness boost by supporting IP-intensive enterprises through InvestEU

[Brussels, 16 January 2019]: The European Parliament voted today to mobilise almost EUR 700 billion for additional investments across the continent and boost the growth of […]