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Podcast: Conductive Discussions: Recent FRAND & Trade Secret Enforcement Trends Affecting The Semiconductor Industry
In the first episode of the series, IP litigation partners Mark Rowland, Dave Chun and Matt Rizzolo, and IP transactions associate Georgina Suzuki, discuss recent FRAND developments that impact supply chain and global patent licensing ...
United States
28 Jan 2019
IP Attorneys Provide Insight on Settlement License Agreements and Negotiations in ABA’s Trial Committee Newsletter
Settlement Evidence & Patent Damages - The article analyzes how courts have determined whether settlement license agreements and settlement license negotiations are discoverable and admissible to prove reasonable royalties and discusses important strategic issues that trial attorneys should consider.
United States
23 Aug 2013
U.S. Supreme Court To Review Burden Of Proof To Apply In Patent Licensee Challenges
In 2007, the United States Supreme Court ruled that patent licensees could challenge their obligation to pay patent license royalties under a license agreement without first breaching the license agreement by halting royalty payments.
United States
24 May 2013
In Re Interstate Bakeries Corporation: Eighth Circuit Affirms Invalidation Of Prepaid, Exclusive Trademark License In Bankruptcy
Acquirors of branded businesses often acquire prepaid, perpetual, exclusive trademark licenses to use the business’s trademarks.
United States
7 Sep 2012
FTC Proposes Changes To HSR Reportability Of Patent Licenses
The Federal Trade Commission has announced proposed rule changes that will impact the reportability of pharmaceutical patent licenses under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR Act").
United States
16 Aug 2012
Qimonda Ruling Protects Licensees Of U.S. Patents, Holding That Application Of German Insolvency Law To Cancel Licenses Is "Manifestly Contrary" To U.S. Public Policy
In a case of first impression, a U.S. bankruptcy court charged with enforcing the rights of a foreign insolvency administrator against assets in the United States has held that foreign insolvency law may not be invoked to cancel the rights of licensees of U.S. patents.
United States
10 Nov 2011
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