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


Collaborative standardisation and disruptive innovation: summary paper developed by Haris Tsilikas, Max Plank Institute, for 4iP Council.

Collaborative standardisation and disruptive innovation: summary paper developed by Haris Tsilikas, Max Plank Institute, for 4iP Council.

This paper is a short version of the paper with reference “Haris Tsilikas, Collaborative Standardization and Disruptive Innovation: The Case of Wireless Telecommunication Standards, Max Plank Institute for Innovation and Competition Research Paper No. 16-06, 17 May 2016, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2783372

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Categories: Standardisation

Impact of perceived high invalidity rates on business and innovation

Impact of perceived high invalidity rates on business and innovation

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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Categories: Patent System and Patent Quality

Principles for Research in Patent Markets

Principles for Research in Patent Markets

Much attention has been devoted to what might be broadly called the “patent market” and how it is performing. Some have opined that the patent system is “chaotic” and “not fit for purpose,” and therefore in need of great reform...

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Categories: Patent System and Patent Quality

The varied multiple functions of patents

The varied multiple functions of patents

This paper details, through the use of recent examples, ten different ways businesses can benefit from patents other than by practising them.

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Categories: IP Enforcement, Licensing, Patent System and Patent Quality, SMEs

New brief on 4iP Council's “Stealth Licensing” report

New brief on 4iP Council's “Stealth Licensing” report

4IP Council releases brief based on the paper “Stealth Licensing” - or antitrust law and trade regulation squeezing patent rights, by Nicolas Petit

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Categories: Trade Law and Regulation