The first 5G specifications have been released, prompting questions about the challenges of licensing standard-essential patents (SEPs) in the internet of things (IoT). (more…)
‘Next generation’ wireless network to enable a radical increase in up and download speeds, and new applications that require ‘real-time’ response
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.
“Patent disputes are not a sign of illness—they are a sign of wellness,” says Bill Merritt, CEO of mobile technology research and development company InterDigital. “I would be really troubled if there were no patent disputes because that would suggest this is one sleepy industry,” he adds. (more…)
Member States urged to promote European strategic interests and industrial leadership in 5G, including through the new EU framework for foreign investment screening.