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Publications: An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Full paper)

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Full paper)

By Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Koren W. Wong-Ervin of Qualcomm Inc. The is paper was first published in Concurrences Review, N° 3-2019. https://www.concurrences.com/90983

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP Enforcement, Licensing

Publications: An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Summary paper)

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Summary paper)

This summary was prepared for 4iP Council by Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Koren W. Wong-Ervin of Qualcomm Inc. The full version of the paper, written by these same authors, was first published in Concurrences Review, N° 3-2019. See full paper below.

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP Enforcement, Licensing

4iP News: FRAND access regimes in European law - webinar slides now available

Presented today by Mathew Heim, Independent Policy Counsel, Tanfield Chambers

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Categories: FRAND, Licensing

Publications: FRAND access regimes in European law. Webinar slides presented by Mathew Heim.

FRAND access regimes in European law.  Webinar slides presented by Mathew Heim.

Inspired by the on-going debate on dominant digital platforms, this webinar explored European policy and legislation based on ‘fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory’ (FRAND) terms used to ensure access to inputs or technologies considered to be critical. Based on 4iP Council's paper, co-authored with Dr Igor Nikolic and also published in JIPITEC, May 2019, the webinar will drew conclusions on the function and meaning of FRAND in Europe.

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Categories: FRAND, Licensing

4iP News: ​Growing European Jurisprudence on Hold Out

Follow up to our 2017 paper by Heiden & Petit where the authors observed an increasing trend of significant delays.

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Categories: FRAND, IP Enforcement, Licensing, Regulation, Standardisation