MBHB Snippets: Review of Developments in Intellectual Property Law - Summer 2012 - Volume 10, Issue 3

In This Issue:

FRAND and Injunctive Relief: Exploring a Standard-Essential Patent Owner’s Right to Injunctive Relief; Does KSR’s “Common Sense” Make Sense? The Federal Circuit Adjusts Obviousness in Mintz v. Dietz & Watson; Generic Top-Level Domain Update; and, The Patent Exchange: A New Approach to Licensing Intellectual Property.

Except from FRAND and Injunctive Relief: Exploring a Standard-Essential Patent Owner’s Right to Injunctive Relief:

Introduction - Often, an industry-adopted technical standard includes technology covered by patents, and the owners of these patents agree to license the patents on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms as part of the standard-setting process. This article explores options available to the patent owners when a member of the industry declines to accept a license on terms deemed to be FRAND by the patent owner, and nevertheless, implements the standard.

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