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Comment: Apple’s SEP-licensing appeal loss shows UK court skeptical of antitrust arguments

By Simon Zekaria
  • 14 Nov 2022 15:20
  • 14 Nov 2022 15:20
Apple's recent failed appeal of a UK court ruling over a technology licensing dispute with Optis Cellular Technology carried lessons beyond intellectual property licensing and into the arena of antitrust law.
The Court of Appeal backed a lower court's findings that Optis could benefit from an injunction on Apple to stop

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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