4iP News


New research on collaborative standardisation and disruptive innovation

13 September 2016

The summary paper below was recently developed by Haris Tsilikas (Max Planck Institute) for 4iP Council.

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4iP Council discusses the merits of strong patents and sound, empirically based, IP policy at TIPSA event in Alicante.

12 September 2016

4iP Council discusses the merits of strong patents and sound, empirically based, IP policy at the Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy (TIPSA) in Alicante, Spain

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Patents - Paper tigers or real tigers? 4iP Council speaks to Dr Aloys Hüttermann author of a recent paper analysing patent invalidity rates

11 July 2016

4iP Council speaks to Aloys Hüttermann author of a recent paper analysing patent invalidity rates. He claims that the assumption expressed in recent publications that the high (partial) invalidation rate of the Federal Patent Court suggests a poor patent granting practice in general is not true. This is mainly attributable to the failure to take into account patents which are involved in an infringement suit, but the validity of which is not challenged.

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Dr Claudia Tapia assesses the impact of perceived high invalidity rates on business and innovation

04 July 2016

The Patent Lawyer has published a paper on the impact of perceived high invalidity rates on business and innovation authored by 4iP Council Chairwoman and Director of Intellectual Property Policy at Ericsson, Claudia Tapia.

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