November 29, 2017

IP Europe welcomes the European Commission Communication on Standard Essential Patent licensing

Reacting to the adoption of the Communication on SEP licensing, Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary of IP Europe, said:
November 27, 2017

Financial Times: Let the 5G games begin

Hear it from the experts Let our global subject matter experts broaden your perspective with timely insights and opinions you can’t find anywhere else. The original […]
November 16, 2017

US Department of Justice provides guidance for a balanced approach of competition law towards standard development organisations and FRAND licensing

[Brussels: 16 November 2017] IP Europe welcomes the recent comments made by the US Assistant Attorney General, Makan Delrahim, on the role of antitrust law in the context of standard setting […]
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
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.
September 14, 2017

CEOs of tech SMEs asked President Juncker to support innovation and open standards

Following the launch of an SME Manifesto on ‘Driving Growth for European Innovators’ in June, a group of CEOs from some of Europe’s most innovative technology […]