U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

10/6/2016
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Patent Assertion Entity Activity - An FTC Study

A new Federal Trade Commission report spotlights the business practices of patent assertion entities (PAEs), firms that acquire patents from third parties and then try to make money by licensing or suing accused infringers. The report includes several recommendations for patent litigation...Read More

1/3/2013
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

In the Matter of Motorola Mobility LLC, and Google Inc.

To settle charges that it violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by engaging in unfair methods of competition and unfair acts or practices related to the licensing of standard essential patents (SEPs) for cellular, video codec, and wireless LAN stanards, Google Inc. agreed to change some of its...Read More

1/1/2012

In the Matter of Robert Bosch GmbH

Statement of The Federal Trade Commission In the Matter of Robert Bosch GmbH FTC File Number 121-0081Read More