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Standard-essential patent cases 'a huge burden' on Dutch courts, judge says

By Khushita Vasant
  • 19 May 2021 17:41
  • 19 May 2021 17:41
Litigation involving patents that are essential to a technological standard are a “huge burden” on courts in the Netherlands, a Dutch judge said today.

Edgar Brinkman, Senior Judge at the Court of The Hague said there are normally three judges presiding over patent disputes in the country, with each case taking around three

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Khushita Vasant

Chief Antitrust Correspondent, US

Khushita covers US antitrust enforcement and litigation for MLex. A former Brussels hand, she wrote about about antitrust & mergers for the Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR), she has covered the EU's actions against Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to name a few. Khushita specialises in tech and patent policy coverage which featured in the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. Previously as a financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, she wrote about monetary policy and the bond and currency markets. Khushita studied journalism at Mumbai University, and received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for a masters from universities in Germany and Austria.

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