May 26, 2021

Unwilling SEP Licensees: Hold-out Strategies

There is a growing practice among certain mobile technology users to adopt “hold-out” strategies, also known as “efficient infringement”, whereby they use standardised technologies for as […]
May 3, 2021

IP Europe and Innovation Alliance Welcome IEEE’s Review of 2015 Patent Policy and Urge Removal of Unbalanced Language

IP Europe and the Innovation Alliance welcome the IEEE’s move to revisit its unbalanced 2015 patent policy. Ideally, this process will result in revision or removal of […]
September 13, 2020

Open Standards and the Virtuous Innovation Cycle

Open standards in mobile communications enable people and devices to connect around the globe.
February 3, 2020

Horizontal Guidelines Consultation: IP Europe’s Submission

IP Europe’s comments below are mainly focused on aspects of the Guidelines for which it has not responded to directly in its responses to the Public […]
September 10, 2017

Criticism of the IEEE Patent Policy

The IEEE rules: a threat to innovation and consumers This study (Keith Mallinson, September 2017) assesses the practical impact of changes made by the IEEE to […]