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IPEG Intellectual Property Expert Group is an IP consultancy based in Europe

A Never Ending Story, the Unified Patent Flaw

It looks as if the discussion never ends. Yes we paying again attention to the patent that should be a “unitary” patent. Well not unifying, that’s for sure. Politicians may give the impression they reached a “compromise” but the fact…

Interview IPEG in The Korea Times

Today an interview with IPEG’s founder appeared in The Korea Times. The interview was taken by email by Technology reporter Yoo-chul Kim. The full text used for the interview read as follows Questions:  *Is Apple really an innovation killer? If…

European companies approach to IP

The Economist Intelligence Unit – sponsored by Qualcomm – published 5 years ago, in 2007, a White Paper on how European companies approach IP and more importantly, how they value Intellectual Property Management. Based on interviews and surveys of major…

Apologies for service interruption

Dear readers, Due to a viral attack on ipeg.com, our blog’s website, we have been off air and then on and off for the last 4-5 weeks. Due to repair work we had to undertake, our website’s attractive features like…

Is there any Future for New IPR Treaties?

ACTA failed in European Parliament. What was the main objective? Protection of consumers against counterfeit products or rather protecting the intellectual property of the content industry? Precisely this confusion, the anti-piracy treaty ACTA (Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement) caused the deathblow. Last…

Anti Patent Rhetoric, does it help?

Why are bright people uncharacteristically dense when it comes to understanding patents? Ignorance about a simultaneously technical, legal and commercial discipline is a factor, but there may be something else going on. The recent wave of assaults on patents and…

Die EU-Patentrechtsreform – Zurück auf Los?

Das „Package“ der europäischen Patentgerichtsbarkeit besteht aus zwei Verordnungsentwürfen, der eine zur Sprachenfrage und der andere zum Einheitspatent („EU-Patent“), sowie dem Entwurf für ein Übereinkommen für ein einheitliches Patentgericht[1]. Nach erheblichem Widerstand aus Nutzerkreisen wegen zahlreicher Mängel von Abkommen und…