The IP High Court of Japan considers the enforceability of a standard essential patent after FRAND declaration (Apple / Samsung)

Japan IP High Court Decisi on of Samsung vs. Apple - Enforceability of Standard Essential Patent after FRAND declaration- * On May 16, 2014, the Grand Panel of the Japan IP High Court delivered a judgement in Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. vs. Apple Japan LLC concerning three consolidated appeal cases,2013(Ra)10007, 2013(Ra)10008 and 2013(Ne)10043. One of the issues considered by the court was the enforceability of the Samsung's standard essential patent after FRAND (Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory) declaration. 1. Background Samsung is a member of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) defining the standards of mobile telecommunications systems, and owns standard

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Seiji Sogo, The IP High Court of Japan considers the enforceability of a standard essential patent after FRAND declaration (Apple / Samsung), 16 May 2014, e-Competitions May 2014, Art. N° 70647

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