Recently, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has launched a call for views in order to better understand how effective the current Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) framework is in encouraging creativity, innovation, and promoting competition. Ultimately, the call aims to determine whether legislative changes are required. An interesting aspect of this call is that an emphsis is made on arbitration as an alternative to litigation. Read more
Monday, January 31 2022 \ Published by Kluwer Patent Blog.