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07 March 2017
Due to effective measures to improve its productivity, the European Patent Office (EPO) published 96 000 granted patents in 2016, which is 40% more than in 2015 and a new high mark in its history.
Study shows intellectual property is good for the European economy, balance of trade and job creation
20 February 2017
Joint EPO-EUIPO follow-up study confirms the economic benefits for Europe of patents, trademarks, designs and other forms of IP
13 December 2016
4iP Council’s latest research report ‘Lessons from Huawei v. ZTE’ aims to help IP and competition law practitioners as well as policy makers understand the impact of the seminal ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union on standard essential patents, access to justice and FRAND licensing.
12 December 2016
Following the publication of her article on patent quality this month in IAM magazine, Claudia Tapia Director of IP Policy at Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair was invited to share her work at the LES France general assembly held at the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, Paris, last week.
09 December 2016
The value of empirical data and importance of evidence-based decisions on intellectual property policy was emphasised at the Brussels IP Summit earlier this month by 4iP Council, with a strong presence at a flagship event on IP policy.