Ninth Circuit Overturns FTC-Requested Injunction Against Refusal to License Standard Essential Patents

National Law Review – Thomas A. Donovan – September 24, 2020

In a decision that is potentially important for licensors as well as licensees of standard essential patents (SEPs), a panel of the Ninth Circuit has vacated an injunction that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California entered in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) challenge to the patent licensing practices of Qualcomm Incorporated (Qualcomm).

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