October 18, 2017

European companies depend on use-based pricing for IoT to compete against Silicon Valley giants

ACT’s call for prohibition of use-based pricing for IoT is a lost opportunity for app developers to call for a reduction of the mandatory 30% tax […]
September 27, 2017

ETSI IPR policy does not and never has required compulsory ‘License to All’

Dr. Bertram Huber is a legal expert who personally participated in elaborating and drafting the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy adopted by the European Telecommunications Standards […]
September 18, 2017

Euractiv: Silicon Valley giants want to smash standards and grab internet of things

An internet of things based on shared open standards is under threat from Silicon Valley. And EU policymakers could stop them, writes Francisco Mingorance in EurActiv.
August 15, 2017

Financial Times: Are others’ IP rights worth so little?

Below is the letter to the Financial Times editor sent by Hassan Triqui, CEO of Secure-IC, published 15 August 2017. The original is available at this […]
August 1, 2017

Financial Times: Tech licensing system that keeps the giants in check

Below is IP Europe Executive Secretary Francisco Mingorance’s letter to the Financial Times editor, published 1 August 2017. The original is available at this address. Sir, […]
July 20, 2017

Financial Times: European SMEs can lead the world in the IoT revolution

European firms can lead the economy of tomorrow if our small and medium-sized companies obtain the necessary support, notably when it comes to innovation incentives and patent […]
June 30, 2017

We cannot build the Internet of Things without open standards

Below is IP Europe Executive Chairman Mogens Peter Carl’s letter to the Financial Times editor, published 30 June 2017. The original is available at this address.
May 27, 2016

EU Council Declaration on ICT Standardisation for the Digital Single Market

IP Europe warmly welcomes the adoption of the May 26th 2016 Declaration of the Council of the EU on the European Commission Communication “ICT Standardisation Priorities […]