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 […]
December 16, 2021

Redevances de licence SEP : qu’est-ce qui est juste et raisonnable ?

Nous pouvons utiliser un diagramme de Venn pour illustrer la problématique des redevances « équitables et raisonnables ».  Les redevances doivent : Refléter la valeur d’une invention dans […]
December 9, 2021

Le critère « non-discrimination » de FRAND implique-t-il de céder des licences à tous les niveaux de la chaîne d’approvisionnement ?

La Fair Standards Alliance (FSA) est une organisation qui représente les utilisateurs ou « implémenteurs » de la technologie standardisée. La FSA défend la position selon laquelle le […]
December 2, 2021

Les normes ouvertes, le développement de la connectivité cellulaire et le modèle de licence FRAND

Le système de la normalisation ouverte a extrêmement bien fonctionné pour le développement de la connectivité cellulaire. Les progrès ont été très rapides, depuis l’introduction de […]
November 30, 2021

The FSA is (almost) right about sustainability

Pretty much everyone, everywhere agrees individuals, businesses, societies, governments and the global community need to live and work more sustainably. So if ever there are disagreements […]