European Commission

November 29, 2017
European Commission

Communication from the European Commission: Setting out the EU Approach to Standard Essential Patents

Communication from the European Commission to the European Parliament, The Council and the European Economic and Social Committee, Setting out the EU Approach to Standard Essential Patents

Standards ensure that interoperable and safe technologies are widely disseminated among companies...Read More

12/12/2016
Charles River Associates

Transparency, Predictability, and Efficiency of SSO-based Standardization and SEP Licensing

A recent study, commissioned by the European Commission, looks at several issues related to standardization including: “patent hold-up”, “royalty stacking”, and licensing practices. The study concludes that long-held SEP licensing practices -- whole portfolio licensing, licensing at device...Read More

Fall 2016
European Commission and Joint Research Centre

Patent Assertion Entities in Europe

5/15/13
European Commission

Study on the changing role of IP