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Standard Essential Patent Licensing Practices Do Not Violate Antitrust Laws

By and on Aug 26, 2020
Posted In Antitrust

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated a district court decision that found Qualcomm’s patent licensing practices violate antitrust laws and reversed a permanent, worldwide injunction against several of Qualcomm’s business practices. Fed. Trade Comm’n v. Qualcomm Inc., Case No. 19-16122 (9th Cir. Aug. 11, 2020) (C.J. Callahan). Qualcomm sells modem chips...

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District Court Violated Ericsson’s Right to Trial by Jury in Setting FRAND Rate

By on Jan 8, 2020
Posted In Patents

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a district court decision setting license rates for standard-essential patents (SEPs), holding that the district court deprived the patent owner of its constitutional right to trial by jury. TCL Commc’n Tech. Holdings Ltd. v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Case Nos. 8-1363, -1732 (Fed. Cir., Dec. 5,...

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