David Muus

David Muus studied law at Groningen University. David further completed post-graduate education in IP and IT law at Grotius Academy and has received education in communication protocols, with a focus on mobile- and IP-networks.

Before joining Sisvel in 2015, he acted as IP counsel and patent licensing specialist at the Dutch incumbent telecom operator KPN. At Sisvel, David started out from Turin and London where he ran Sisvel’s LTE patent pool and its successor the Mobile Communication Program (MCP). Since 2019 David works from Sisvel’s Barcelona office at the head Sisvel’s cellular team, where he is responsible for all of Sisvel’s cellular SEP licensing activities. This includes Sisvel’s bilateral licensing and litigation activity under the cellular SEPs Sisvel controls, as well as the management of two recently launched patent pools: the 5G Multimode Program, the next generation of the MCP which now focusses on 5G enabled consumer electronics, and Sisvel’s Cellular-IoT program, focused on licensing IoT devices enabled with the LPWAN standards Narrowband-IoT and LTE-M.

Assessing the Patent and Trademark Office’s Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions

By Alexander Kersten As new applications of artificial intelligence (AI) become more sophisticated, AI tools are increasingly used to assist in the process of invention. However, given that inventorship is limited to natural persons under U.S. law, AI’s growing utilization has raised questions around whether AI-assisted inventions should receive patents,
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Securing IP and the Future of Pandemic Preparedness

By Jeffrey Depp In December 2021, member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) at a Special Session of the World Health Assembly created an intergovernmental negotiating body (INB) to draft and negotiate a WHO convention, agreement, or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response (“Pandemic Agreement”). The
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The Use of March-In Rights Could Undermine Innovation and National Security

By Hideki Tomoshige and Sujai Shivakumar By accelerating new products to market, the nation’s innovation system—a network of interconnected activities across university researchers, small and large businesses, and venture capital and other financial organizations, among other actors—enhances economic growth, competitiveness, and national security. Securing the future of this innovation system
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