SEP licensing

November 28, 2023

LIVE BLOG: Third-party comments on the European Commission’s proposal to regulate standard-essential patents (SEPs)  

A live blog collecting independent, third-party commentary of the European Commission's proposal on standard-essential patents.
October 18, 2023

Dear MEPs, please don’t harm European Innovators!

An open letter from European innovators to MEPs about standard-essential patents The European Commission is proposing a harmful Regulation on Standard-essential Patent (SEPs) licensing. Yet, it is […]
October 16, 2023

Open letter to MEPs: The Commission’s SEPs proposal is an economic and legal danger zone

Dear Honourable Member of the European Parliament,  We, IP Europe, are writing to you again in the context of the European Parliament’s review of the European Commission’s […]
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, […]
October 4, 2023

How much is connected mobility worth? Some thoughts on the value of standards and services

Connected mobility standards in modern automobiles offer both automakers and consumers big rewards. As we have written before, connected cars offer new services including over-the-air software and […]
September 27, 2023

What has a standard-essential patent done for me lately anyway?

What is a standard-essential patent--and what has one done for me lately?!
September 18, 2023

An Open letter to MEPs about the European Commission’s Proposal to Regulate SEPs: If it Isn’t Broken, Don’t Try to Fix it!

Dear Honourable Member of the European Parliament, We are writing to you because the European Parliament – led by JURI, IMCO, and INTA – is considering […]
August 11, 2023

Fail: Commission proposal on standard-essential patents (SEPs) would not deliver on its objectives

The European Commission's proposal on standard-essential patents (SEPs) will not deliver on the commission's stated objectives.
July 18, 2023

A (bad) Solution in Search of a Problem – Part IV – More Information About Aggregate Royalties Will Not Facilitate SEP Licensing Negotiations

The European Commission says worries over aggregate royalty levels are a problem. The evidence doesn't support that claim.
June 30, 2023

A (bad) solution in search of a problem – Part  III – SEPs Licensing Not a Pressing Problem for SMEs  

SEP licensing is not a pressing problem for European SMEs.