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Standard Essential Patents

What happens when a standard-setting organization establishes a technical standard that can be complied with only through the use of a patented technology? This module focuses on that problem, building on a case study of the Microsoft v. Motorola litigation.  Key issues involved in the case study include the problem of setting fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (“FRAND”) terms and deciding whether an injunction should apply. The materials in this module were created by Cynthia Laury Dahl, Practice Professor of Law and Director of the Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic.

Applicable Courses: Intellectual Property, Patents, Contracts, Regulatory Law, Technology Policy