October 11, 2018

World IP Review: EU standards bodies publish IoT and 5G FRAND principles

EU standards-setting organisations have today published six principles on the licensing of standard-essential patents (SEPs) in the realm of 5G and the internet of things (IoT). IP Europe, […]
October 11, 2018

IP Europe successfully developed a guide for wireless technology licensing

Sixty-day public comment period open until 13 December 2018 [Brussels: Thursday, 11 October 2018] IP Europe – the coalition of IP intensive companies – and a […]
October 3, 2018

World IP Review: A year in review: transparency and the EU Communication on SEPs

A year on from the European Commission’s Communication on standard-essential patents (SEPs), published in November 2017, Monica Magnusson, vice president IPR policy at Ericsson, looks at […]
September 12, 2018

Wanted: experts on SEP licensing and FRAND

The following is an excerpt from an article that appeared in World Intellectual Property Review on the 12th of September 2018. The author, Adrian Howes, is […]
July 6, 2018

IPProPatents: European Commission seeks SEP group members

The European Commission has set up a group to consider licensing and valuations of standard-essential patents (SEPs). The SEP group was created by the commission to […]
July 6, 2018

World IP Review: European Commission invites applications for SEP group

The European Commission today announced it has set up a group to consider the licensing and valuation of standard-essential patents (SEPs).
July 5, 2018

European Commission’s new SEP Licensing Expert Group must reach a consensus

[Brussels: Thursday, 5 July 2018] Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary of IP Europe, commented on the launch of DG Grow’s terms of reference for its new ‘expert […]
July 1, 2018

POLITICO EU: Telcogeopolitics – West vs. China in 5G race

LONDON — In smoke-filled conference halls and nondescript hotels from Brussels to Busan, South Korea, a years long battle has been underway for control over the […]
June 26, 2018

World IP Review: Qualcomm helps launch IP funding initiative in Europe

Semiconductor company Qualcomm has teamed up with sovereign investment fund France Brevets and IP Europe, an alliance of innovation-intensive companies, to form Patent Factory Europe (PFE).
June 22, 2018

IAM: Qualcomm, France Brevets and IP Europe join forces to create a new funding initiative for European SMEs

A new financing and advisory mechanism to help innovative European SMEs secure high-quality patents and build effective portfolios will be rolled out across Europe in 2019, […]