Thursday, October 19, 2017
Patent Assertion Entities and Legal Exceptionalism in Europe and the United States, a Comparative View
Jorge L. Contreras, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Peter Georg Picht University of Zurich - Institute of Law; Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition offer Patent Assertion Entities and Legal Exceptionalism in Europe and the United States, a Comparative View.
ABSTRACT: Patent assertion entities are playing an increasing role in patent policy and patent litigation, both in the U.S. and Europe. Analyzing the resulting case law, mainly in the SEP/FRAND context, this article shows similarities as well as differences in the approaches taken by U.S. and EU courts.