European University Institute (Florence)

Igor Nikolic

European University Institute (Florence)
Robert Schuman Fellow

Dr Igor Nikolic is a Robert Schuman Fellow at EUI and a Senior Fellow at UCL Centre for Law, Economics and Society. He specialises and writes in the area of intellectual property rights and competition law, standard essential patents (SEPs), innovation and technical standardisation, competition law and digital economy. Igor completed his PhD at University College London on the licensing of Standard Essential Patents in the era of 5G and the Internet of Things. A book on SEP licensing will be published by Hart Publishing in 2021. Igor has given presentations on SEPs at various international conferences (Oxford, Stanford, Tokyo) and published in academic journals. He also taught competition law at UCL, King’s College and University of Turin, worked on the report by BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre on ‘Digital Era Competition: a BRICS View’ and often works an external consultant on competition law and policy for the World Bank. Igor is also a qualified attorney at law advising on competition, intellectual property and regulatory issues.”

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European University Institute (Florence)
European University Institute (Florence)
University College London
European University Institute (Florence)
European University Institute (Florence)

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Igor Nikolic The UK Patents Courts considers Articles 101 and 102 TFEU in FRAND dispute relating to standard essential patents (Unwired Planet / Huawei / Samsung / Google / Ericsson)

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Give us a FRAND: Unwired Planet v Huawei & Samsung*On 29 January, Mr Justice Birss gave judgment in the second UK patent trial between Unwired Planet, Samsung and Huawei, holding that two of Unwired Planet’s patents are invalid for obviousness. The case concerns patents that were declared (...)

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