The patent system is challenged by recent breakthroughs in AI, but does this challenge extend to patent law’s disclosure requirement? Also in this month’s issue of IP Literature Watch, we explore the economic approaches to the pricing of mechanical royalties for copy-protected music works. Finally, a recent paper examines the EU’s claim that the word “Prosecco” is a geographical indication for a type of wine made in Northern Italy.
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License to all or access to all? A law and economics assessment of standard development organizations’ licensing rules
Should FRAND commitments be interpreted to require licensing all comers or could access to standards can be achieved through other, less rigid means?