Transparency, Predictability, and Efficiency of SSO-based Standardization and SEP Licensing

December 26, 2016

In this study published by the European Commission, Raphaël De Coninck, Pierre Régibeau, and Hans Zenger assess issues and solutions related to standard essential patents (SEPs) and the standardization process. It presents the costs and benefits of practical solutions to facilitate an efficient standardization process and SEP licensing. Concrete recommendations are offered on different issues such as FRAND terms, over-declaration, essentiality checks, conflict resolution process, and increasing transparency. To read more, click the link below.