Finnish startup Verkotan acquired mobile equipment testing facilities from Microsoft to offer wireless and 5G performance testing in Northern Europe.
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The company filing the most patents in Europe isn't in fact a European business, according to the continent's patent watchdog.
Nokia's rivals fear that the company will begin unfairly milking its patent portfolio, according to the European Commission, but the organisation will be closely observing the former handset maker.
A raft of recently released data on Nokia's performance over the last year is giving some insight into how the Finnish phone maker is doing in Europe and beyond.
The European unitary patent is finally set to become a thing, ending more than 30 years of failed attempts to leap mostly language-based hurdles. However, anti-software-patent campaigners say the European Parliament's approval could have disastrous consequences.
Outsourcing to Central Europe: Are concerns about IP security just a result of cultural differences?
Central European countries such as Poland are sometimes painted as having a lax attitude to wards IP protection - but the area isn't the legal wilderness many fear
The software giant has won a small reduction in its antitrust fine over Windows interoperability but failed to have it dismissed entirely, after the EU's General Court threw out all of Microsoft's main arguments
The tech industry needs to set clear rules around the use of FRAND-protected patents in court battles, Joaquín Almunia has said
Following complaints by Apple and Microsoft, the European Commission has launched twin investigations into Motorola's alleged failure to honour its FRAND patent commitments
Microsoft is moving its European logistics business from Germany to the Netherlands, as it fears ongoing patent litigation with Motorola in German courts may disrupt its operation
Europe could step in to solve more patent disputes, as Microsoft and Apple respectively gang up against Motorola over claims its licensing of patents is unfair.
CERN, the European Space Agency and European Molecular Biology Laboratory have partnered up to launch a joint cloud computing platform called Helix Nebula.The 'science cloud' is designed for the large-scale data-crunching that Europe's scientists need to do.
The European Commission is looking into a complaint from Apple that Motorola is in breach of its commitments around the FRAND terms of key patents
Samsung is being formally investigated by the European Commission's antitrust authorities, over claims it "abusively" distorted competition in the region.
News to know -- December 20-25: A look back at the news from London, the UK and wider Europe, on all the bits that were missed during the week's coverage.
Amid continuing patent clashes between Apple and Samsung, European regulators are investigating whether antitrust law has been broken.
Software patents would be great if they actually worked instead of just providing rich pickings for trolls, says Mike Lee
The European Commission and SamKnows have launched a project to map out broadband performance across Europe and have issued a call for volunteers to measure their home connections
Sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 can continue everywhere in the EU except Germany, as doubts have emerged over the powers of local courts to ban foreign companies from selling goods across Europe
The cherished but elusive scheme for a single EU-wide patent gets underway again after the countries holding it up — Spain and Italy — are left out of the equation