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News about IP Europe and intellectual property

Press Releases: News about IP Europe and intellectual property

October 13, 2023

Celebrating World Standards Day  Under a Dark Cloud of Proposed EU Regulation 

We would normally want to celebrate World Standards Day, which takes place each 14th of October.   After all, global open standards such as Wi-Fi, 4G, […]
April 27, 2023

IP Europe Regrets European Commission SEPs Proposal, Calls on Parliament and Council to Support European IP Leadership

BRUSSELS – 27 April, 2023 — IP Europe regrets the European Commission’s decision to propose a harmful and unbalanced Regulation on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) without […]
April 6, 2023

A European Commission proposal on SEPs must support EU leadership in open standards

BRUSSELS – Before publishing any proposal regarding the licensing of Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs), the European Commission (EC) must ensure that it reflects and protects a sustainable […]
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 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 9, 2022

IP Europe welcomes the US government’s decision on SEPs

BRUSSELS – On 8 June 2022, the US government announced its decision not to issue the December 2021 Draft Policy Statement on Licensing Negotiations and Remedies […]
June 1, 2022

IP Europe Appoints Patrick McCutcheon as its New Managing Director Amid Key Moment for Communication Standards and IP Policy

BRUSSELS – IP Europe, a trade association that represents companies promoting a strong European innovation ecosystem, is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick McCutcheon as […]
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 […]
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) […]
November 11, 2021

IP Europe welcomes European Parliament report on an IP Action Plan to support the EU’s recovery and resilience

IP Europe commends the European Parliament for once again supporting a strong intellectual property framework which enables European companies to secure fair returns for their technology […]