Standard Essential Patents and FRAND Licensing: What You Should Know and Do
Recording Available: Friday, February 19, 2021
Important developments and issues surrounding fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) licensing and standard essential patents (SEPs) continue to persist and become burden to businesses and patent holders. Among the most notable updates include the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision on FTC v. Qualcomm and the TCL v. Ericsson case’s remand from the Federal Circuit. Thus, all concerned professionals and practitioners should keep abreast of the current and emerging trends in the SEPs and FRAND litigation to avoid risks and pitfalls. It is also vital for companies to evaluate their existing strategies to devise new ones.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of patent licensing. Speakers will delve into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings involving SEP and FRAND licensing. They will also provide the audience with practical strategies along with significant outlook on what to expect in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- What’s New for Standard Essential Patents and FRAND Licensing?
- Managing Potential Risks and Issues
- Recent Landmark Cases and Decisions
- Best Practices and Strategies
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz IL
Eisenführ Speiser Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB
Who Should Attend:
- Patent Licensing Attorneys
- Patent Lawyers and Consultants
- Patent Agents
- Brand Managers
- General Counsel
- Senior Management
- SEP Owners
Kyle Auteri is an Associate at Pearl Cohen’s New York office. His practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications in a variety of technologies and industries, with a particular focus on automotive and software applications. Kyle’s practice also includes defending clients in patent litigations involving software patents, and participating in FRAND licensing negotiations. After graduating from the University of San Francisco with a B.S. in Physics and Japanese Studies, Kyle attended New York Law School on a Dean’s Scholarship and graduated with Honors. While in law school, he focused his studies on Intellectual Property and received a Patent Law Certificate from New York Law School’s Institute for Information Law and Policy.
Kyle Auteri is an Associate at Pearl Cohen’s New York office. His practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of U.S. …
Désirée Heintz is a Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and European Trade Mark and Design Attorney at German based law firm Eisenführ Speiser since 2017. She studied Physics at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (diploma in 2008) and obtained her PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Deutsches Elektronensynchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg in 2012. This was followed by legal training between 2013 to 2016 at Eisenführ Speiser and the German Patent and Trademark Office.
Désirée Heintz has extensive experience in evaluating standard-essential patents (SEPs) and is a member of Eisenführ Speiser’s team for patent infringement cases involving SEPs as well as other fields of technology. Her technical practice focuses on the areas of computer systems, mobile communications, software and digital semiconductor and memory technology. She also advises clients on matters relating to employee inventions.
Désirée Heintz is a Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and European Trade Mark and Design Attorney at German based law …
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of patent licensing law
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About Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz IL
In today’s changing world, clients value innovation as much as entrepreneurship; Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz (Pearl Cohen) embodies both. An international law firm with offices in the United States, Israel and the United Kingdom, Pearl Cohen’s priority is to provide innovative legal advice with maximum commercial impact. For decades, our commitment to innovation and excellence has been earning the confidence of innovation-driven enterprises, including Fortune 500 and small-cap emerging companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs, investors, academic institutions and government-related entities.
Our clients recognize the excellence of our strong team of multilingual professionals, educated in some of the world’s most renowned legal, academic and scientific institutions, with experience from the world’s most prominent law firms. As such, our international perspective is entrenched in the DNA of the firm – introduced by the partners, reinforced by the associates and valued by our clients.
About Eisenführ Speiser Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB
Eisenführ Speiser has been counselling clients in all fields of intellectual property protection for more than 50 years. At the firm’s four offices in Bremen, Munich, Berlin and Hamburg, more than 250 members of staff, including more than 50 patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law, work to enforce the intellectual property rights of our national and international clients – and if need be worldwide, through our network of renowned partner firms.
Over the past two decades, building on its traditional strengths in the field of IP prosecution, Eisenführ Speiser has acquired an outstanding reputation as a litigation firm. Our team handles cases before German and European courts and coordinates large-scale campaigns and licensing negotiations conducted in multiple jurisdictions in parallel.