Position papers

May 26, 2021

Unwilling SEP Licensees: Hold-out Strategies

There is a growing practice among certain mobile technology users to adopt “hold-out” strategies, also known as “efficient infringement”, whereby they use standardised technologies for as […]
May 3, 2021

IP Europe and Innovation Alliance Welcome IEEE’s Review of 2015 Patent Policy and Urge Removal of Unbalanced Language

IP Europe and the Innovation Alliance welcome the IEEE’s move to revisit its unbalanced 2015 patent policy. Ideally, this process will result in revision or removal of […]
April 30, 2021

World IP Day: Webinar on Investments and Growth
for Innovative SMEs

On World IP Day on 26 April, IP Europe organized an informal webinar following this year’s theme IP and SMEs: Taking your ideas to market, to raise […]
March 31, 2021

Q&A with the CEO of Fractus: Ruben Bonet

1.         What is your company’s technology solution? Fractus offers antenna technologies that allow: connectivity in multiple frequency bands; integration of the antennas within the device having a […]
March 31, 2021

Q&A with the CEO of Energysquare: Timothée Le Quesne

1.         What is your company’s technology solution? Energysquare, a French company founded in 2015, is developing the new wireless charging technology “Power by Contact”. Unlike inductive charging […]
September 25, 2020

Innovation policy and the role of standards, IP and antitrust

The LeadershIP 2020 video gives a good overview of globally relevant aspects of IP, standards and antitrust. For industry as well as for policy makers and […]
September 13, 2020

Open Standards and the Virtuous Innovation Cycle

Open standards in mobile communications enable people and devices to connect around the globe.
February 3, 2020

Horizontal Guidelines Consultation: IP Europe’s Submission

Annex – IP Europe’s responses to relevant questions in the Public Questionnaire IP EUROPE’s COMMENTS ON THE EU COMPETITION RULES ON HORIZONTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS IP Europe […]
September 26, 2017

EPO publication highlights the importance of patents for European SMEs

IP Europe’s SME Chair Fractus is included in a set of 12 case studies focusing on how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe are using […]
September 10, 2017

Criticism of the IEEE Patent Policy

The IEEE rules: a threat to innovation and consumers This study (Keith Mallinson, September 2017) assesses the practical impact of changes made by the IEEE to […]