About All Things FRAND

About All Things FRAND

After more than 10 years engaging on these issues, ACT created this website as a repository for judicial cases, administrative cases, and agency guidance on FRAND related issues, academic articles that are generally in line with the FRAND principles listed on the About web page, and other authoritative writings about standards and FRAND licensing. 

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    FRAND licensing: A call for greater transparency

    IP Finance
    March 16, 2017

    "With the IEEE having updated its patent policy in 2015, some standard essential patent (SEP) owners raised concerns about the economic effectiveness of its move. While it is still too early to tell what economic impact their updated patent policy will have, it is worth paying attention to an econometric analysis of the patent policy introduced by VITA (VMEbus International Trade Association ) in 2007, undertaken by the now Chief Economist of the EPO, Professor Yann Ménière, and François Lévêque, Professor at CERNA, MINES ParisTech." - [READ MORE]

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