LeadershIP 2017 March 27, 2017 | Washington, DC

LeadershIP 2017

The LeadershIP conferences are a catalyst for a balanced and open discussion on current global issues at the intersection of intellectual property rights (IP) and antitrust policy.

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March 27, 2017 | Washington, DC


October 19, 2016
Portfolio Licensing at the End-User Device Level: Analyzing Refusals to License FRAND-Assured Standard-Essential Patents at the Component Level
Jorge Padilla and Koren W. Wong-Ervin

Competition agencies around the globe, including in India, Korea, and Taiwan, have recently initiated investigations involving a standard-essential patent (SEP) holder’s refusal to license patents at the component level.  Other competition agencies, including in China and Japan, have recently...

November 16, 2016
Extra-Jurisdictional Remedies Involving Patent Licensing

In the last several years, competition agencies around the world have imposed or considered imposing extra-jurisdictional remedies on patent holders, particularly owners of standard-essential patents (SEPs) upon which the patent holder has made a commitment to license on fair, reasonable, and...

November 18, 2016
Standard-Essential Patents and Market Power
Anne Layne-Farrar

While most agencies that have addressed the issue recognize that intellectual property rights (IPRs), including standard-essential patents (SEPs), do not necessarily confer market power, there remains much confusion over how to determine the proper relevant market and the issue of whether a...

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