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Standard-essential patents | Niccolò Galli

Research Associate Niccolò Galli explains what standard-essential patents are and the key role they play in the digital society.

22 November 2022 | Video

In this Schuman Short, Research Associate Niccolò Galli from the Centre for a Digital Society tackles the concept of standard-essential patents (SETs) and the commercial disputes that often arise between patent holders and implementers:

"While patent holders argue that implementers free-ride on their standard-essential patents, implementers allege that they are not offered fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms"

Check out further research on valuation and licensing of standard-essential patents.

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Last update: 14 December 2022

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