4iP News


New publication on "Patent hold-up and patent hold-out: evolutions in Europe and the US"

05 December 2018

This paper by Marie Barani looks at hold-up and hold-out with respect to standard-essential patents (SEPs) in the ICT sector.

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​WIPO awards 4iP Council official observer status

03 December 2018

4iP Council joins the list of accredited observers

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Webinar on industry challenges after recent case-law on confidentiality of FRAND agreements – slides now available !

23 November 2018

Prof. Dr. Peter Picht’s presentation from 4iP Council’s webinar yesterday on industry challenges after recent case-law on confidentiality of FRAND agreements is now available for download.

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​Great opportunity for SMEs to have a say in SEP licensing for 5G and IoT

02 November 2018

The draft CEN-CENELEC Workshop Agreement (CWA) "Principles and guidance for licensing Standard Essential Patents in 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), including the Industrial Internet" is open for consultation

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Journal of Intellectual Property, Oxford University Press, publishes our paper on injunctive relief

27 September 2018

The Journal of Intellectual Property has published a paper commissioned by 4iP Council from Uwe Scharen, esteemed former Presiding Judge of the 10th Senate of the German Federal Court of Justice, on injunctive relief to patent holders entitled 'The practice of claiming injunctive relief for patent infringement in Germany'.

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