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 […]
October 9, 2017

Code of Conduct for licensing SEPs for 5G and the IoT developed by broad spectrum of EU innovators

[Monday, 09 October 2017: Brussels] Leading European innovators and international companies developing 5G and the Internet of Things technologies have met to discuss the development of […]
October 5, 2017

Creation of a European vision for SEPs licensing in the field of IoT and 5G successfully launched

European standards bodies begin work with global technology developers and users in Paris on 6th October to create a European Vision for Standards Essential Patent licensing […]
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.