The EU Competition Commissioner Neelies Kroes argues for ex ante disclosure of essential patents

In a speech given in Brussels on 15 October 2009, EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes gave the clearest indication yet of the Commission’s current thinking on standard-setting. Among others, Commissioner Kroes indicated that companies will have to reveal licensing costs in advance if they want proprietary technologies to be adopted as standards as part of a formal

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Peter L'Ecluse, The EU Competition Commissioner Neelies Kroes argues for ex ante disclosure of essential patents, 15 October 2009, e-Competitions October 2009, Art. N° 41729

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