37 minutes | Aug 9, 2021

#127 Does the FRAND Framework Need a Fix?: Conversation With Prof. Jorge Contreras About Antitrust and IP

Complex issues are at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property laws, and licensing of standard essential patents (SEPs) under fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms is a perfect example. Does the widely accepted FRAND framework work well or is it time to think about improvements? Prof. Jorge Contreras, law professor and recognized expert on antitrust and IP, speaks with Anora Wang and Christina Ma on the innovator-implementer dichotomy, remedies, and races to courthouses worldwide. Listen to this episode to learn about the most critical issues about FRAND. Related Links: 1. Contreras, Jorge L., Rationalizing U.S. Standardization Policy: A Proposal for Institutional Reform (April 19, 2021). Antitrust 35(2): 41-47 (Spring 2021), Available at SSRN 2. Contreras, Jorge L., Global Rate Setting: A Solution for Standard-Essential Patents? (September 23, 2018). 94 Washington Law Review 701 (2019), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 284, Available at SSRN Hosted by: Anora Wang, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and Christina Ma, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
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