With the proliferation of connected devices and Internet of Things, the number of patent infringement lawsuits that implicate standard essential patents (SEP) and associated FRAND issues will continue to rise. Companies who have not traditionally been the target of SEP lawsuits may soon find themselves as defendants. SEP lawsuits have many unique issues and are a specialized practice. Come and learn about these issues, including defenses, typical counterclaims, FRAND obligations, and trial strategies.
- Ross Barton, Partner
- Nic Marais, Senior Associate
- Jacob Young, Associate
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