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Patents to climate rescue: how intellectual property rights are fundamental to the development of renewable energy
by Arielle Aberdeen
This is a brief overview of the role of patents in renewable energy technologies. It is designed to provide the reader with an introduction on the concept and importance of renewable energy production; the role patents are playing in the development of these technologies; a statistical snapshot of the patents trends and global output of renewable energy; various governmental policies; and case study highlight. With the latter showcasing how a successful company have used their IP in this area from the perspective of both a large company and an SME. This is the first introductory article which will delve into different aspects of the renewable technology sector and intellectual property.
The Value of Standard Essential Patents and the Level of Licensing
by Bowman Heiden, Jorge Padilla, Ruud Peters
Abstract and key messages of "The Value of Standard Essential Patents and the Level of Licensing".
Full paper available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3717570.
Categories: FRAND, Internet of Things (IoT), IP and Competition Law, Licensing, Patent Strategy, Policy, Standardisation
Comparable Agreements and the “Top-Down” Approach to FRAND Royalties Determination
Executive summary of "Comparable Agreements and the “Top-Down” Approach to FRAND Royalties Determination" by Haris Tsilikas, LLM (Max Planck Institute). Full paper available at https://www.competitionpolicyinternational.com/comparable-agreements-and-the-top-down-approach-to-frand-royalties-determination
Categories: FRAND, Licensing, Standardisation
The Value of Standardized Technology to Connected Cars
by Sunil Arya
IPR & Licensing Department at a telecommunication company, as a part of the LL.M program in ‘Intellectual Property and Competition Law’ at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Munich
Categories: FRAND, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Licensing, Policy, Standardisation, Student Contribution
Counting Standard Contributions to Measure the Value of Patent Portfolios - A tale of Apples and Oranges?
Executive summary of "Counting standard contributions to measure the value of patent portfolios-A tale of apples and oranges." by Justus Baron, Researcher in Economics at Northwestern University. Full paper available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3223878
License to All or Access to All? A Law and Economics Assessment of Standard Development Organizations’ Licensing Rules
By Dr. Anne Layne-Farrar Vice President in Competition Economics at Charles River Associates and an Adjunct Professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, and Richard J. Stark Partner in the Litigation Department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.