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Igor Nikolic

Igor Nikolic
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Igor Nikolic is a PhD researcher at UCL, working under the supervision of Sir Robin Jacob and Dr Christopher Stothers on the project entitled “Licensing Standard Essential Patents in ICT Industry”. He was awarded UCL IBIL scholarship to conduct his research.

His area of expertise lies in competition law, especially the intersection between competition and intellectual property laws. At UCL he is exploring all aspects related to standard essential patents (for example, the use of injunctions for infringement of SEPs, the meaning of FRAND royalty, FRAND licensing terms, licensing of SEPs in the Internet of Things etc.).

He is also registered attorney at law in Serbia and practices competition, intellectual property, corporate and regulatory law.

Igor holds LLM in European Law from the University of Groningen, with honours (2012) and LLB from the University of Novi Sad, with honours (2011). His studies were supported by various scholarships.

Research Supervisors

Areas of Expertise

Competition Law, Intellectual Property Law, Standard Essential Patents, FRAND terms

Research Interests

Competition Law, Intellectual Property Law, Standard Essential Patents, FRAND terms

UCL Associations/Academic & Professional Memberships

Professional Experience

Since 2013 registered attorney at law in Serbia, advising on competition, intellectual property, corporate and regulatory laws.

Public Engagements and Media Coverage

IPKat blog (February 2016), ‘Give Us FRAND: Unwired Planet v Huawei

Publications

Conference Papers

2017

  • Stanford, Hoover IP2 Institute - Alternative Remedies in Standard Essential Patents Disputes

2016

  • Tel Aviv University - Standard Essential Patents and Patent Assertion Entities
  • Oxford, Annual Conference of European Policy for Intellectual Property - Injunctions and Standard Essential Patents
Journals

2017

2012