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4iP News: Two new 4iP Council reports draw lessons for Europe from US patent policy on the innovator-implementor equation

Two new 4iP Council reports

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Categories: Patent System and Patent Quality, IP Enforcement, Standardisation, Trade Law and Regulation

Research: Restrictions to patent enforcement

by 4iP Council: An English summary of an article by Prof. Klaus Melullis which appears in the “Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwälte” 107. – October 2016

Restrictions to patent enforcement

This article critically analyses the arguments put forward that the patent and its enforcement limit competition, differentiating between SEP and non-SEP. It further analyses the potential need for regulatory intervention in the litigation system and the expected consequences of such potential intervention on competition, investments, research and development activities and innovation.

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Categories: Licensing, IP and Competition Law, Trade Law and Regulation

Publications: How to protect local R&D in Brazil, Russia, India, China?

How to protect local R&D in Brazil, Russia, India, China?

This article covers recent, detailed research by The University of St. Gallen on the motivation for and nature of western R&D investments in emerging markets.

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Categories: IP Enforcement, Trade Law and Regulation

Publications: 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

Research: Stealth Licensing

by Prof. Dr. Nicolas Petit – April 2014

This paper traces the expansion of ‘stealth licensing’ by regulatory bodies and explores its implications on company R&D investments in Europe.

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Categories: Trade Law and Regulation