October 14, 2022

World Standards Day

Standards enable people and companies to create products and services that are useful to consumers worldwide. World Standards Day celebrates the crucial role standards play in […]
October 6, 2022

EVENT: Championing innovation in Europe: trends in SEP licensing

IP Europe is glad to invite you to its in-person networking event entitled Championing innovation in Europe: trends in SEP licensing. With Intellectual Property rights expert […]
October 5, 2022

Momentum for licensing mobile technology in auto sector grows

Last month, news broke that several of the largest vehicle manufacturers in Europe and Asia have joined the Avanci patent licencing platform. Joining the Avanci platform […]
August 29, 2022

5G/6G, G is for Green

Introduction  In recent years, but perhaps never more so than this summer, European societies have become more and more aware of the need to urgently address […]
August 24, 2022

The Bad Faith Case: Why Injunctions are the Result of Hold-out

A few weeks ago, a court in Munich, Germany issued injunctions against Chinese manufacturer OPPO for infringing a number of standard essential patents (SEPs) held by […]
August 11, 2022

IP Europe welcomes the publication of the outcome of the UK IPO Call for Views on Standard Essential Patents and Innovation

BRUSSELS  – On 5 August 2022, the UK Intellectual Property Office published a Summary of the Responses to the Call for Views on Standard Essential Patents […]
June 28, 2022

IP Europe contributes to the Japan Patent Office’s Revised Guide to Licensing Negotiations Involving Standard Essential Patents

On the 8 June 2022, IP Europe submitted its contribution to the Japan Patent Office’s Call for Opinion on the draft SEP Licensing Guide. We welcome […]
June 27, 2022

World SME Day – Open standards and the licensing of related patents help drive SMEs’ growth

On 27 June, we mark the World Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day, established by the UN with the goal of raising public awareness about the […]
June 24, 2022

FTC Commissioners stake out different positions regarding the availability of ITC exclusion orders for SEPs

FTC Chair Lina Khan and FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter recently submitted comments regarding the public interest in an International Trade Commission (ITC) proceeding. Although they did […]
June 21, 2022

DOJ abandons Draft 2021 Statement and withdraws 2019 Statement on SEPs

What happened? The US DOJ, USPTO and NIST have announced that they have abandoned their proposed  Draft Policy Statement on Licensing Negotiations and Remedies for Standards-Essential […]