Reversal of fortune: A worldwide win for innovators as patent policy pendulum swings back in their favor

Introduction

Date: 1 December 2017. Duration: 19:47

A recent policy U-turn on standard-essential patents in the United States could set the tone for how intellectual property issues are handled by regulators and courts around the world. Listen in as Managing Editor for Asia, David Plott, MLex Chief Global Antitrust Correspondent Leah Nylen, Brussels-based Senior Correspondent Matthew Newman and Senior Correspondent Toko Sekiguchi from Tokyo weigh in on this fundamental rethink of IP rights and its impact around the world.

For more insight:

Podcast: US sides squarely with owners of technology standards in patent licensing negotiations (29 November 2017)

Reticent EU patent policy puts litigation, antitrust back in spotlight (29 November 2017)

Japan drops plan to allow arbitration of SEP disputes, taking cue from US regulators (28 November 2017)

Delrahim puts standard-setting organizations, implementers on notice over SEP licenses (13 November 2017)

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