Royalty Rate

Gupta, Kirti and Llobet, Gerard and Padilla, Jorge

The Licensing of Complementary Innovations and the Threat of Litigation


It has been commonly argued that in Standard Setting Organizations the large number of inventors that hold patents for technologies that are essential for development of compatible products leads to excessively large royalties. This wellknown Cournot-complements or Royalty-Stacking...Read More


Ericsson Inc. v. D-Link Systems Opinion (CAFC)

Opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit in re Appeal 13-1625 (2014) 773 F.3d 1201Read More

Layne-Farrar, Anne

Methodologies For Calculating FRAND Damages: Part 2

In the first installment of this series, we discussed the primary concerns underlying FRAND licensing rate and damages assessments, namely patent hold-up and royalty stacking. We concluded part 1 by observing that a FRAND rate assessment focused on the value to the standard and products...Read More

Sidak, Gregory

The Meaning of FRAND, Part I: Royalties


In re Innovatio IP Ventures, LLC

Memo Opinion, Findings, Conclusions, and Order in re Innovatio 11-cv-09308 United States District Court, N.D. Illinois (2013) 2013 WL 5593609 9Read More