September 22, 2020

IP Europe welcomes Council Conclusions on importance of Intellectual Property

Economy Ministers state that the EU Intellectual Property Action Plan can “incentivize R&D investments and foster key technologies” [Brussels, 22 September 2020] Building on June’s European […]
June 12, 2020

IP Magazine: Strong IP rights are “necessary” to maintain EU 5G/6G/ leadership

The importance for the EU to maintain strong IP protections for 5G and 6G technologies is “necessary” in order to achieve the bloc’s 2025 connectivity objectives, […]
June 10, 2020

World IP Review: EU governments prioritise IP in 5G strategy

European governments have agreed to prioritise IP as they look to gain the upper hand in the race to lead the development of 5G telecommunications technology. […]
June 9, 2020

IP at the forefront of Europe’s digital future

EU Council “recognizes the importance of intellectual property protection to incentivise R&D investments by EU industry in the development of key technologies in 5G/6G” Adopted today, […]
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 18, 2018

Specifications for the 5G cellular network released

 ‘Next generation’ wireless network to enable a radical increase in up and download speeds, and new applications that require ‘real-time’ response
June 15, 2018

Les Echos: La 5G franchit une nouvelle étape

Le 3GPP, l’organisme international qui fixe les standards des réseaux mobiles, a adopté jeudi de nouvelles normes. Celles-ci vont permettre les premiers usages industriels.
November 9, 2017

‘License to all’ will freeze innovation and destroy high tech jobs in 5G and IoT in Europe

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, […]
November 9, 2017

EARTO voices concerns on EC plans towards a new Communication on SEPs

European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO) published a position paper which provides input to the European Commission’s discussions on the licensing of standard essential […]
November 6, 2017

‘License to all’ is a ‘license to kill’ innovation and jobs in Europe

European Commission’s Communication on Standard Essential Patents threatens European innovation industry and technological progress