Posted: January 11th, 2019
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FAST ACTION PROTOCOL 2019, by Luis Fernández-Novoa, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
The Commercial Courts of Barcelona have issued for the fifth consecutive year the Intellectual Property Fast Action Protocol in the framework of the Mobile World Congress (hereinafter MWC). The upcoming edition will be held in Barcelona from 25 to 28 February 2019. Every year the MWC brings together the main players in the mobile telephony market to present the sector’s most recent innovations and cutting-edge technology in what has become the most important Congress in the sector.
According to the information provided by the Commercial Courts in their report detailing the outcome of the application of the fast action protocol, the 2018 edition ended with a total of 22 protective letters filed, all relating to patent matters. Among the applicants and the concerned parties were technology companies such as SAMSUNG, LG, WIKO, ZTE, HUAWEI and others. In addition, three patent-related requests for preliminary verification of facts were filed against four companies, which were processed within 48 hours.
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