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"The focus in Europe moves from patent hold-up to hold-out", says IAM article

26 January 2020

This IAM article, published on 24 January 2020, explores how discussions around SEP licensing in Europe have focused on the problem of hold-up and how the European Commission and several local courts have recently put more emphasis on the threat of hold-out. The role of Huawei v ZTE is explored.

Read the full article on IAM's website.

See 4iP Council's papers on hold-up and hold-out, and on Huawei v ZTE in our Research section. You may also be interested in recordings of our webinars on these topics.

4iP Council also offers a searchable library resource with summaries in english of case law post the CJEU ruling on Huawei v ZTE and an interactive graphic providing increased clarity on the principles the ruling established and how national courts are interpreting them.