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United States: The US District Court of Central District of California rules on fixation of FRAND rate (TCL Communications / Ericsson)

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Walid Chaiehloudj, United States: The US District Court of Central District of California rules on fixation of FRAND rate (TCL Communications / Ericsson), 21 December 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2018, Art. N° 87022, pp. 207-210

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