Simcoe, Timothy

February 2018
Lemley, Mark and Simcoe, Timothy

How Essential Are Standard-Essential Patents?

Courts, commentators, and companies have devoted enormous time and energy to the problem of standard-essential patents (SEPs) – patents that cover (or at least are claimed to cover) industry standards. With billions of dollars at stake, there has been a great deal of litigation and even more...Read More

8/27/12
Simcoe, Timothy

Can standard setting organizations address patent holdup? 
Comments
 for 
the
 Federal
 Trade
 Commission

This short essay argues that patent hold‐up in standard setting is a real problem, and considers several steps that SSOs, courts and policy‐makers might take to address the issue.Read More

November 2007
Simcoe, Timothy and Graham, Stuart and Feldman, Maryann

Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property and the Platform Paradox