September 23, 2020

IP Europe welcomes US DOJ’s re-affirmation that end-device licensing is pro-competitive

[Brussels: 12, August, 2020] IP Europe welcomes the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s (DOJ) recent re-affirmation that licensing standard essential patents at the end-device level is […]
September 22, 2020

IP Europe welcomes Council Conclusions on importance of Intellectual Property

Economy Ministers state that the EU Intellectual Property Action Plan can “incentivize R&D investments and foster key technologies” [Brussels, 22 September 2020] Building on June’s European […]
June 12, 2020

IP Magazine: Strong IP rights are “necessary” to maintain EU 5G/6G/ leadership

The importance for the EU to maintain strong IP protections for 5G and 6G technologies is “necessary” in order to achieve the bloc’s 2025 connectivity objectives, […]
June 11, 2020

World IP Review: European Commission IP chief foresees unitary patent system by 2021

The European Commission’s top IP official has predicted the establishment of a unitary patent system in Europe “before the end of next year”. The original article […]
June 10, 2020

World IP Review: EU governments prioritise IP in 5G strategy

European governments have agreed to prioritise IP as they look to gain the upper hand in the race to lead the development of 5G telecommunications technology. […]
June 9, 2020

IP at the forefront of Europe’s digital future

EU Council “recognizes the importance of intellectual property protection to incentivise R&D investments by EU industry in the development of key technologies in 5G/6G” Adopted today, […]
March 30, 2020

Statement on the EU Horizontal Guidelines consultation

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 […]
March 11, 2020

World IP Review: IP Action Plan welcomed as path to EU digital sovereignty

Plans unveiled by the European Commission to protect the EU’s technological “sovereignty” have been welcomed by research and development organisations.  The original article was published by […]
March 10, 2020

IP Europe statement on the EU Industrial Strategy and SME Strategy

Speaking in reaction to the European Commission’s Industrial Strategy, Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary of IP Europe, said: “IP Europe welcomes the acknowledgement that Europe must ‘speed […]
November 12, 2019

The danger of compulsory component-level SEP licensing for Europe

[Brussels, 12.11.2019] According to Francisco Mingorance, Executive Secretary, IP Europe: “Component-level licensing is not about increasing access to standards or the advance of technology or fairness […]