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Publications: Pilot Study for Essentiality Assessment of Standard Essential Patents

The present study, commissioned by the European Commission (EC), investigates the technical and institutional feasibility of a large-scale system that seeks to achieve better essentiality scrutiny for Standard Essential Patents (SEPs).

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Categories: European Commission, FRAND, Licensing, Patent System and Patent Quality, Policy, Regulation, Standardisation, Student Contribution

Research: Patents to climate rescue: how intellectual property rights are fundamental to the development of renewable energy

by Arielle Aberdeen

Patents to climate rescue: how intellectual property rights are fundamental to the development of renewable energy

This is a brief overview of the role of patents in renewable energy technologies. It is designed to provide the reader with an introduction on the concept and importance of renewable energy production; the role patents are playing in the development of these technologies; a statistical snapshot of the patents trends and global output of renewable energy; various governmental policies; and case study highlights. With the latter showcasing how two successful companies have used their IP in this area from the perspective of a large company and an SME. This is the first introductory article which will delve into different aspects of the renewable technology sector and intellectual property.

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Categories: Business Models, Patent Strategy, Policy, SMEs, Student Contribution

4iP News: ‚Äč4iP Council welcomes three new legal interns

Continuing our commitment to education and intellectual property

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Categories: Student Contribution

Publications: A Guideline to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Intellectual Property

by Marta Duque Lizarralde

A Guideline to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Intellectual Property

This guide has been developed to help businesses understand the basic tenets of artificial intelligence (AI), and the main steps necessary to ensure the protection of creations generated by AI.

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Categories: Artificial Intelligence and Data, Business Models, Industry 4.0, IP Enforcement, Open Source Software, Student Contribution

Research: The Value of Standardized Technology to Connected Cars

by Sunil Arya

The Value of Standardized Technology to Connected Cars

IPR & Licensing Department at a telecommunication company, as a part of the LL.M program in ‘Intellectual Property and Competition Law’ at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Munich

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Categories: FRAND, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Licensing, Policy, Standardisation, Student Contribution