Unsettled SEP Injunction Law Calls For Caution, Report Says

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT) -- With courts and antitrust regulators leaning toward limits on the availability of injunctions for standard-essential patents, but the state of the law uncertain, companies need to have a clear understanding of their licensing commitments, a new report by Jones Day recommends.

The report released this month analyzed how courts and regulators around the world have addressed the question of whether companies that own patents essential to industry standards, which often must be licensed on terms that are fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory, or FRAND, should be allowed...
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