FRAND & Willing Licensees: What is Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory?
Those contributing patented technologies to the development of a standard are asked to provide to access to patents that are or may become essential to the implementation of the standard on a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) basis. But what is a FRAND royalty rate? This segment will discuss, among other things, negotiating in good faith, whether refusing to deal should forfeit entitlement to FRAND by not being a willing licensee. The use of patent pools when collecting rights and licensing SEPs will also be explored.
- Negotiating FRAND Licenses in Good Faith, by J. Gregory Sidak (2020)
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