It will continue serving all educational publishers and digital content providers in its markets on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory
terms, Sanoma said.
The claim was filed after almost a decade of negotiations and after InterDigital has made clear that it is willing to have an impartial panel of arbitrators determine fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory
terms and conditions for a license to InterDigital's standards-essential patents.
The moves support IPCom's ongoing efforts to re-balance the power between patent licensees and licensors, shining a light on unfair, anti-competitive practices, and promoting an industry-wide commitment to FRAND (fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory
Lopez is an expert in the application of rigorous economic methods in intellectual property issues, analyzing reasonable royalty, lost profits, and fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory
(FRAND) issues in patent infringement disputes.
The new rules clarify what constitutes a reasonable and non-discriminatory
royalty rate for using SEPs.
However, it is important to ensure there is a justiciable controversy with respect to any RAND claim by alleging (with supporting facts) that the patentee is unwilling to grant your company a patent license on reasonable and non-discriminatory
Dean also looked at FRAND (free, reasonable and non-discriminatory
) cases, which deal with standards-setting bodies and standards-essential patents that are required to use those technologies.
The Commission argued that Cyprus has failed to correctly transpose and apply the Free Movement Directive, under which, member states may require EU citizens to report their presence in their territory within a reasonable and non-discriminatory
period of time and penalise non-compliance using "proportionate and non-discriminatory sanctions".
According to the report, in return for being granted such status the company commits itself to licensing an invention under Frand rules, meaning the terms must be fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory
"Samsung remains committed to licensing our technologies on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory
terms, and we strongly believe it is better when companies compete fairly in the marketplace, rather than in court," Samsung said in a statement.
The Commission will investigate, in particular, whether in doing so Samsung has failed to honour its commitment given in 1998 to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to license any standard essential patents relating to European mobile telephony standards on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory
Motorola committed to commercialise licences in a reasonable and non-discriminatory