The 25% Re Revisited and a New Investment-Based Method for Determining FRAND Licensing Royalties
Granstrand, O. and Holgersson, M. (2012) ‘The 25% rule revisited and a new investment-based method for determining FRAND licensing royalties’, les Nouvelles, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 188-195.
14 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2013
Date Written: January 1, 2012
This paper starts with briefly discussing the 25% rule and the argumentation for and against it. The paper continues with developing a new investment-based method for determining FRAND licensing royalties, a method not only applicable to one-to-one bilateral licensing deals but also to multilateral deals with multiple license sellers and multiple license buyers. The paper ends with discussing limitations and generalizations, opening up for further research.
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