Solvay in the press - Le Nouvel Observateur :

"Le système des brevets reste très onéreux et incohérent"

Monday, January 21, 2013 - Le Nouvel Observateur

Le parlement Européen a adopté en décembre le tant attendu « brevet unitaire européen ». Explications des enjeux par Bruno van Pottelsberghe, doyen de la Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.

Solvay in the press - The Economist  : The EU’s unitary patent - Yes, ja, oui, no, no

The EU’s unitary patent - Yes, ja, oui, no, no

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - The Economist

After 40 years of trying, Europe has a unified patent system. Sort of
Bruno van Pottelsberghe interviewed by The Economist.

Solvay in the press - New York Times : Europe Reaches Agreement on System for Patents

Europe Reaches Agreement on System for Patents

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - New York Times

The European Parliament adopted a uniform patent system for Europe. If the plan goes into effect as expected by early 2014, it would try to remedy the country-by-country approach whose time and costs have long been an impediment to innovation across the European Union.

Solvay in the press - L'Echo :

"La fédération essenscia met en avant le besoin d'innover"

Saturday, June 9, 2012 - L'Echo

Bruno van Pottelsberghe, Doyen de la SBS-EM, intègre le jury du premier Innovation Award de la fédération chimique essenscia. Plus d'infos dans cet article de L'Echo.

Solvay in the press - The Economist :

"The spluttering invention machine"

Thursday, March 17, 2011 - The Economist

The Economist reflects on America's patent system and interviews Bruno van Pottelsberghe, Vice-Dean of SBS-EM.