Qualcomm, Inc.

November 2017
Gupta, Kirti

How SSOs Work: Unpacking the Mobile Industry's 3GPP Standards

At the center of the policy debate over patents and technology standards lie the widely successful mobile wireless cellular 3G and 4G standards. This chapter of "The Cambridge Handbook of Technical Standardization Law: Competition, Antitrust, and Patents" focuses on explaining the standards...Read More

November 30, 2017
Gupta, Kirti

The New Era of Antitrust Law and Policy in Standards: Embracing Evidence Based Policy-making

This article details the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) new top antitrust enforcer, Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Makan Delrahim, powerful speech on November 10, 2017 on antitrust law and policy enforcement towards intellectual property rights (IPRs).Read More

March 2018
Gupta, Kirti and Effraimidis, Georgios

IEEE Patent Policy Revisions: An Empirical Examination of Impact

In February 2015, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Standards Association (IEEE-SA) -- one of the largest Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) -- adopted highly controversial changes to its intellectual property rights (IPR) policy. Specifically, the IEEE-SA introduced...Read More

November 20, 2017
Gupta, Kirti and Wong-Ervin, Koren and Coniglio, Joe and Naegele, Dylan

IP LeadershIP Brussels: Highlights And Economic Analysis

In September 2017, IP LeadershIP held its first conference in Europe. The event, which was attended by policymakers, practitioners, and scholars, featured diverse views on topics such as: balancing the interests of contributors and implementers of technologies; possible adverse consequences on...Read More

November 2017
Ginsburg, Douglas and Wong-Ervin, Koren

The Department of Justice’s Long Awaited and Much Needed Course Correction on FRAND-Assured Standard-Essential Patents

On November 10, 2017, the Assistant Attorney General (AAG) for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, Makan Delrahim, announced a crucial course-correction for policies involving standard-essential patents (SEPs) that a patent holder has voluntarily committed to license on fair,...Read More

April 2017
Wong-Ervin, Koren and Hicks, Evan and Slonim, Ariel

Tying and Bundling Involving Standard-Essential Patents

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Competition agencies around the world, including in Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, and the United States (at least prior to the current administration), have taken the unwarranted position that antitrust enforcement involving standard-essential patents (SEPs) upon which a patent...Read More

Spring 2016
Gupta, Kirti

FRAND in India: Emerging Developments

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