The Rise of Standard Essential Patents

The Rise of Standard Essential Patents

The increasing need for and wide implementation of standards is shaping both the market of SEP licensees and SEP holders. Today, it is not just telecoms organizations that hold SEPs. The number of SEP holders has more than doubled in the past ten years. When...
The Role of Standard-Essential Patents for the Auto Industry

The Role of Standard-Essential Patents for the Auto Industry

The increasing integration of information and communication technologies in vehicles is creating new challenges for licensing patents in general, and for negotiating royalty payments for standard-essential patents in particular. Similar to the mobile phone industry ‒...
Who will win the smart energy patent race?

Who will win the smart energy patent race?

A wave of oncoming smart energy technology could be about to make the worlds electricity infrastructure more efficient, however it relies on standardized technology such as 4G, 5G or Wi-Fi, which are subject to thousands of standard essential patents (SEPs). This has...
Standard Essential Patents and Legal Risks Across Industries

Standard Essential Patents and Legal Risks Across Industries

The next industrial revolution will not only impact the smartphone and computer world but will spread to many more industrial verticals. It is anticipated that patent holders will actively monetize their SEPs covering standards such as 5G, Wi-Fi 6 or VVC in this...
Using AI to Valuate and Determine Essentiality for SEPs

Using AI to Valuate and Determine Essentiality for SEPs

One of the major challenges when licensing, transacting, or managing SEPs is that there is no public database that provides information about verified Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). Standard-setting organizations (SSOs) such as ETSI (4G / 5G), IEEE (Wi-Fi), or...

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