Standard Essential Patents represent pioneering innovation that the entire industry will build upon. They represent ubiquitous innovation, which creates many legal problems. This Patent Masters™ Virtual Symposium will explore SEPs by looking at the policies of Standard Setting Organizations, government activity, litigation, industry licensing practices, FRAND, the global landscape, and more.
Standard Setting Organizations (SSOs) exist to identify and select the best innovations the entire industry will build upon. Those contributing patented technologies are asked to provide a FRAND assurance, in essence committing to provide access to Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) on a fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory basis (FRAND). SSOs do not set a FRAND rate, and what is and who is entitled to FRAND will be discussed in detail during this Patent Masters™ Virtual Symposium.
Our panels are curated to provide top content from key influencers from around the world who are willing to engage on important topics and discuss tough issues.
Whether you agree or disagree, be prepared for thought-provoking content with top leaders from across all sectors of our industry. Fair, balanced, and opinionated.