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Research & Webinars
Here we provide a number of reports and research summaries related to SMEs and innovation. You will find additional materials in our main research section.
Papers, briefs and publications
Summary: 'Understanding ICT Standardisation: Principles and Practice'
by Ellen Deuter, Eleftheria Stefanaki and Wayne Chinembiri
The aim of this paper is to summarize a larger paper, i.e., Understanding ICT Standardization: Principles and Practice” by Abdelkafi, N., Bekkers, R., Bolla, R., Rodriguez-Ascaso, A., & Wetterwald, M. (2021).
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We have interviewed the winners of the 2022 IP Research Awards
We have interviewed the three winners of the 2022 IP Research Awards competition hosted by 4iP Council. We are thrilled to show, not only the papers of these brilliant young professionals, but also their views and inspiration to tackle such important topics.
Freedom to Operate (FTO) analysis in the product development process
FTO analysis is a crucial step in the product development process that helps companies assess potential infringement risks and take measures to avoid them. By conducting an FTO analysis, companies can identify potential infringement risks and take measures to avoid them, thereby minimizing the risk of legal disputes and costly litigation. Our expert speaker will guide you through the fundamental concepts of FTO analysis and provide a detailed overview of the key steps involved in assessing the risk of patent infringement, including how to identify relevant patents and intellectual property rights, how to evaluate the scope of these rights, and how to minimize infringement risks.
Panel discussion: The EC's leaked draft regulation on essentiality checks and SEPs
by Prof. Mary-Rose McGuire, Prof. Laurent Manderieux, Prof. Nicolas Binctin