Chapter 20 – Technical Standards: Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) Licensing

Jorge L. Contreras, Intellectual Property Licensing and Transactions: Cases and Materials, Forthcoming

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 389

38 Pages Posted: 3 Sep 2020

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Jorge L. Contreras

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Date Written: August 7, 2020

Abstract

This chapter in the forthcoming case book "Intellectual Property Licensing and Transactions" covers licensing transactions involving standards-essential patents (SEPs), including recent legal developments regarding the disclosure (and concealment) of SEPs, fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory (FRAND) royalty rates, non-discriminatory licensing, the availability of injunctive relief for FRAND-encumbered patents, and transfers of FRAND commitments, as well as specific SDO policy clauses and license text addressing each of these issues.
[Note: updated to address Ninth Circuit decision in FTC v. Qualcomm, 8/11/20]

Keywords: Standards, FRAND, Licensing, Patents, Standards Essential Patents, Disclosure

Suggested Citation

Contreras, Jorge L., Chapter 20 – Technical Standards: Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) Licensing (August 7, 2020). Jorge L. Contreras, Intellectual Property Licensing and Transactions: Cases and Materials, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 389, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3669316 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3669316

Jorge L. Contreras (Contact Author)

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

383 S. University Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
United States

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