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July 29, 2021

How IP rights keep markets free

Jonathan M. Barnett, Professor at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and Contributor at Forum for Intellectual Property, Hudson Institute, analyses in his […]
July 29, 2021

Efficient infringement of SEPs

When looking at recent case law of courts in the EU involving SEPs, one cannot help noticing that an increasing number of cases involve parties that […]
July 13, 2021

Are SEPs a “free lunch”?

There’s an old adage that “there is no such thing as a free lunch” meaning that is impossible to get something for nothing.  However, when it comes […]
July 6, 2021

Essentiality assessments: Incentives

Recently, IAM Magazine published an article by Ruud Peters and Nikolaus Thumm entitled “A six-point plan for a new approach to assessing SEP essentiality”.  The authors proposed six core […]
June 29, 2021

The value of connectivity in automobiles

Cellular connectivity brings exciting new features to cars. These include safety features such as warnings about external hazards (like slippery roads or lane changes), emergency call […]