ETSI attended International Symposium on Standard Essential Patent 2018 in Beijing

On 29th August, “International Symposium on Standard Essential Patent 2018” was held by Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, MOFCOM and Chofn Intellectual Property Research Institute in Beijing. Mr. Christian.Loyau, legal director of European Telecommunication Standards institute (ETSI), delivered a speech to introduce ETSI’s work and experience of Standards Essential Patents (SEPs). Seconded European Standardization Expert in China (SESEC) attended the symposium and Dr. Xu Bin (director of SESEC) moderated the afternoon’s forum. Over 20 government officials, experts and representatives from central government, foreign and domestic researches, institutions and telecommunication industrial companies attended and gave speeches on China law explanations, standards related to IPR and SEPs. After the speeches, current SEPs disputes and on-going development of telecommunication technologies, especially the upcoming 5G standards were discussed and communicated widely and comprehensively.