Third Party Studies
Below are links to recent studies carried out by the European Commission, legal researchers and academics that provide detailed evidence of how PAEs are increasingly exploiting Europe’s legal system to the detriment of European innovators and Europe’s digital single market ambitions.
DARTs-IP, The rise of non-practicing entity (NPE) cases outside the United States, 2016
JRC Science for Policy Report, Patent Assertion Entities in Europe, Their impact on innovation and knowledge in ICT transfers, October 2016
Brian J. Love, Christian Helmers, Fabian Gaessler and Max Ernicke, “Patent Assertion Entities”, Patent Assertion Entities and Competition Policy, Cambridge University Press, December 2015, pp. 1-30