16 / 02 / 2021

EC DG GROW organises a series of Webinars on SEPs

The European Commission (EC)’s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) organises a series of webinars on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) in winter and spring 2021. These webinars aim to take stock of the state-of-play, share some of the ideas developed under recent actions and discuss with stakeholders potential improvements to the framework governing SEPs. The next webinar will take place virtually on 24 February 2021 and focuses on “Transparency in SEP licensing – How to clarify possible exposure upfront?”.


Future webinars:

  • 23 March 2021, 14.30 (CET) – FRAND licensing & valuation: Which are the key principles and how to render them more operational?
  • 20 April 2021, 14.30 (CET) – Patent pools: How to make patent pools work for both SEP holders and licensees?
  • 4 May 2021, 14.30 (CET) – Enforcement of Standard Essential Patents – current bottlenecks and possible solutions


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