Region: Europe

BREAKING: Ericsson brings 5G suit against Lenovo in US

The Swedish telecoms leader alleges the Chinese mega-manufacturer doesn't deny that it needs a SEP licence but has delayed paying a fair royalty despite 10 years of negotiations

12 October 2023

Vidal is right, Europe is wrong, pools rock and other 5G SEP observations

A new report reveals a complex connectivity market whose immense potential will only be maximised if businesses, regulators and courts all play their part. Some get that. Unfortunately, others seemingly do not

12 October 2023

UPC preliminary injunction hearings heating up patent battles

Two developments out of the Munich division exemplify how companies are moving to use the court’s supranational jurisdiction in wider disputes

11 October 2023

First European Parliament feedback shows SEP policy pushback

The Committee on International Trade has weighed in and suggested watering down the proposal on key issues including retroactive application and aggregate royalty determination

05 October 2023

AI inventorship open for debate in Turkey amid global DABUS rulings

As there is no AI regulation or precedent yet in Turkey, the question of AI inventorship is a key point of contention. Some argue that AI should be considered a legal entity, while others argue that the country follow Roman law principles.

04 October 2023

The ‘secret weapon’ of UPC protective letters

As the new court starts issuing preliminary injunction decisions, IAM looks at how pre-emptive defences filed by potential infringers have worked to date

29 September 2023

Prospect of European SEP regulation looms large in US policy debate

During a recent Washington DC event, SEP holders and standards implementers clashed about the European Commission’s draft proposal – and how the US should respond

29 September 2023

Huawei joins Sisvel’s Cellular IoT patent pool

The agreement reinforces the relationship the pair have already established and is another demonstration of the power of such programmes to offer transaction efficiency, as well as pricing transparency

28 September 2023

Meet this year’s IP Hall of Fame inductees - Lionel Bently K.C.

This week, IAM publishes in-depth interviews with the latest inductees. Today, world-renowned IP scholar Lionel Bently shares his proudest achievement, most important insight and the change he would like to see in IP

25 September 2023

How patents opted out of the UPC might still be dragged into revocation proceedings

Even if a European patent has been removed from the jurisdiction of the court, IP owners must be ready to assert the existence of the opt-out until rules are clarified

25 September 2023

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