May 20, 2022

Rapid 5G uptake highlights lack of “hold-up” vs. “hold-out”

We recently celebrated World Telecommunications Day by noting the fantastic uptake of 5G technology. Sales of 5G-capable devices now outnumber their 4G counterparts. More than a […]
May 17, 2022

Open standards help 5G take off around the world

On this, World Telecommunications Day, IP Europe welcomes the fact that sales of 5G-capable devices now outnumber their 4G counterparts. 5G is faster, more reliable, and […]
May 11, 2022

Commission proposal on SEPs misses mark on “hold-outs”

The European Commission’s call for evidence in the context of plans for a new framework for standard-essential patents (SEPs) holds out the promise of increasing efficiency […]
May 11, 2022

IP Europe Supports the European Commission’s Search for Efficiency and Balance in Standard Essential Patents but Misses Proposals to Minimise “Hold-Out” Tactics

BRUSSELS – Responding to the European Commission’s call for evidence for an impact assessment for a new framework for standard essential patents (SEPs), IP Europe welcomes […]
April 26, 2022

World IP Day: Let’s celebrate the tech we love and the patents that make it possible

World Intellectual Property Day celebrates the crucial role IP plays in driving innovation in Europe and around the world. Intellectual property rights ensure people and companies […]
January 21, 2022

IP Europe welcomes the provisional application of the UPC Agreement

On Wednesday, after a sufficient number of Signatory States deposited their instruments of ratification, the Protocol on the Provisional Application of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) […]
January 11, 2022

This is why the West Coast tech giants do not invest in the R&D necessary for 5G and 6G

Most of the contributions to the cellular standards come from the companies that design and build mobile networks. That business is characterized by high R&D costs […]