Publications

Papers, summaries and briefs supporting a wider understanding of invention, innovation and the use of patents developed by eminent researchers or by 4iP Council supporters.

Papers, briefs and publications


Patents in the Fashion Industry

Patents in the Fashion Industry

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council This article which appeared in the IPR Helpdesk Bulletin, Issue 29, April-June 2018 page 6, explores the growing use of patents in the fashion industry covering why and how they are being used.

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Categories: Patent System and Patent Quality

Standardisation and SEP Licensing: A EU Policy Perspective, The Interplay Between Competition Law and Intellectual Property – An International Perspective

Standardisation and SEP Licensing: A EU Policy Perspective, The Interplay Between Competition Law and Intellectual Property – An International Perspective

This essay by Ginevra Bruzzone and Sara Capozzi is published in G. Muscolo and M. Tavassi (eds.), The Interplay Between Competition Law and Intellectual Property – An International Perspective, Wolters Kluwer, 2019.

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Categories: European Commission, IP and Competition Law, Standardisation

Trends in patenting

Trends in patenting

Infographic summarising key patenting trends at the EPO in 2018

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Categories: Infographics, Patent System and Patent Quality

Gender Diversity in IP Law

Gender Diversity in IP Law

For International Women's Day 2019, 4iP Council partnered with Managing IP to explore themes of diversity and women and innovation in Europe and beyond. This post-survey report provides an overview of what respondents had to say and includes interviews with women working in the IP field.

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Unwired Planet v Huawei: the UK Court of Appeal’s judgment. Webinar slides presented by the Rt. Hon. Sir Robin Jacob and Richard Vary

Unwired Planet v Huawei: the UK Court of Appeal’s judgment. Webinar slides presented by the Rt. Hon. Sir Robin Jacob and Richard Vary

This webinar took place on 13 February 2019 and offered a summary of this significant court decision, detail on the contract law basis for FRAND and a discussion on the jurisdiction issues surrounding a national court determining global FRAND rates.

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Categories: FRAND, IP and Competition Law, IP Enforcement, Licensing