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Research: Market success for inventions - Patent Commercialisation Scoreboard: European SMEs (Key findings)

Market success for inventions - Patent Commercialisation Scoreboard: European SMEs (Key findings)

This European Patent Office study covers the ability of European small and medium-sized enterprises to bring inventions covered by European patents to market. The study shows that SMEs typically rely on European patents to protect high-potential inventions. Up to two thirds of these inventions are commercially exploited – around half exclusively by an SME itself and half with a partner, usually from another European country. European patents make this process much easier by providing protection in up to 44 different national markets. By analysing the patent commercialisation practices of European SMEs, the study offers policymakers valuable insights into the challenges facing these key players in European innovation ecosystems. The study is the first of a series of scoreboards dedicated to the market success of European patents. See the full report here: https://www.epo.org/service-support/publications.html#tab1

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Categories: Patent System and Patent Quality, SMEs

4iP News: New EPO study finds that SMEs typically rely on European patents to protect high-potential inventions

"Market success for inventions - Patent Commercialisation Scoreboard: European SMEs"

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4iP News: New Summary: An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets

Prepared for 4iP Council by Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Koren W. Wong-Ervin of Qualcomm Inc.

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Publications: An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Full paper)

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Full paper)

By Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Koren W. Wong-Ervin of Qualcomm Inc. The is paper was first published in Concurrences Review, N° 3-2019. https://www.concurrences.com/90983

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP Enforcement, Licensing

Publications: An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Summary paper)

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Summary paper)

This summary was prepared for 4iP Council by Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Koren W. Wong-Ervin of Qualcomm Inc. The full version of the paper, written by these same authors, was first published in Concurrences Review, N° 3-2019. See full paper below.

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP Enforcement, Licensing