The Standards Game

Archive for July 2014


The IEEE-SA is tackling thorny standard-patent issues

One of the most – if not *the* most – contentious and complicated aspects of standardization is when patents are involved. The courts are full of cases that involve Standard-Essential Patents, which are patents that will necessarily be infringed upon when a standard is implemented. In October 2012, the United States Department of Justice set […]

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