Europe needs a robust, balanced and flexible patent legal system!
IP2Innovate is a new and rapidly growing coalition of small and large companies that create innovative products and services in Europe and collectively hold thousands of European patents, as well as European industry groups that represent over 35 companies. IP2Innovate wants justice for innovators to help unleash innovation’s full potential.
Digital innovation downturn as patent trolls invade Europe
- Press Release
- 4 April 2017, Brussels
IP2Innovate demands urgent action from the European Commission
The EU is facing a new explosion of patent infringement lawsuits from so-called patent trolls that are abusing Europe’s legal system(s) for financial gain. The large majority of such cases are filed in Germany and France. In Germany they now make up a staggering 20 percent of all patent lawsuits. (more…)
Innovation is key to Europe’s prosperity
People benefit from innovation, enjoying new products and services
Innovations are at risk from low quality patents and abusive patent lawsuits
Innovators must be protected to improve our quality of life
Innovators want justice. Europe needs:
A robust legal system that protects innovators against abuse
A balanced legal system that works in the public interest
A flexible legal system that rewards innovators and provides appropriate protection