The Guangdong High Court upholds Shenzhen Intermediate Court decision in abuse of dominance case involving IP rights (Huawei / Interdigital)

Guangdong High Court largely upholds Shenzhen Intermediate Court decision, requires Interdigital to pay full amount of damages requested by Huawei, and stipulates 0.019% maximum patent licencing fee. On Monday 28th October 2013 the Guangdong High Court reached its decision in the ongoing litigation between Huawei and Interdigital, upholding the earlier decision by the Shenzhen Intermediate Court. [1] The Shenzhen Intermediate Court had found that in the course of licencing negotiations with Huawei Interdigital had abused their dominant position in a number of Standard Essential Patents (SEP). The Guangdong High Court required Interdigital to pay 20m RMB in damages, the full amount requested by Huawei, and stipulated a Fair Reasonable and Non-discriminatory price at which Interdigital

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David Stallibrass, The Guangdong High Court upholds Shenzhen Intermediate Court decision in abuse of dominance case involving IP rights (Huawei / Interdigital), 28 October 2013, e-Competitions October 2013, Art. N° 61668

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