Legal Issues Forum

December 16, 2013


Is Arbitration the Answer? Industry and Legal Experts Discuss Resolution of RAND Disputes

3 min read

When a patent is essential to implementing a standard, standards developing organizations (SDOs) typically require that the Standard-Essential Patent (SEP) holder license implementers on reasonable and non-discriminatory (RAND) terms. In recent years, an increase in the number of high-profile SEP disputes in the mobile device sector has focused attention on what RAND commitments really mean […]