4iP News


4iP Council responds to The Economist

24 August 2015

The Economist recently published an article criticising the patent system. A number of patent experts have responded publicly to The Economist voicing concerns with both the scope and nature of its analysis. The response below, from 4iP Council, has been submitted to the Economist for publication.

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Meet the 4iP Council Advisory Committee

24 June 2015

Among the characteristics of high quality research is that it is expertly written and empirically sound. It should also consider and reflect a varied spectrum of reliable sources and expert opinions. The 4iP Council Advisory Committee was created to help ensure that 4iP Council's own commissioned research followed these principles.

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Giving inventors the credit they deserve

Giving inventors the credit they deserve

15 June 2015

4iP joins the European Patent Office at its annual celebration of European inventiveness

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4iP releases highlights from new study on Computer Implemented Inventions

02 April 2015

35 per cent of the patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) over all sectors are covering Computer Implemented Inventions (CII) and 48 per cent of the jobs in the European Union within industry using patents are directly or indirectly dependent on CII patents. These are findings from a soon to be release 4iP study on CII.

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Four new start-ups join 4iP

Four new start-ups join 4iP

02 April 2015

Further membership expansion at 4iP; new start-ups bring their innovation experience.

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