Florian Mueller

FOSS Patents

Florian Mueller is an app developer as well as the founder and author of the FOSS Patents blog. Since 2010 he has been commenting on smartphone IP disputes that often involve antitrust defenses and counterclaims, but also on other competition matters such as mobile app stores and mergers. Florian particularly focuses on high-stakes cross-jurisdictional disputes. Approximately 50% of his readership is based in North America.


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Florian Mueller The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit holds that Standard Essential Patent holders may choose to only license end-product makers (Continental / Avanci)


Even Apple’s and Tesla’s amicus briefs didn’t help : Continental, which is generally known for making tires but also in the telematics control unit (TCU) business, just suffered a defeat in an appeals court that has intercontinental implications for the car industry’s debate over the appropriate (...)

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