IPR Press kit
Ericsson is a leading innovator in telecommunications and the company also has a strong commitment to research and development (R&D). It is Ericsson’s policy to protect and secure a fair return on its R&D investments by creating, securing, protecting and licensing a portfolio of patents in support of our overall business goals.
As a result, we have one of the industry’s strongest intellectual property portfolios, which includes more than 49,000 granted patents worldwide. Ericsson is the largest holder of standard essential patents for mobile communication. Our unrivalled patent portfolio covers 2G, 3G, 4G and we are the main driver of industry standardization for 5G.