Intel, Qualcomm On Opposing Sides Of Fed. Circ. SEP Issue

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 4:40 PM EDT) -- In briefs on opposite sides of an appeal involving Apple Inc. and Motorola Inc., Intel Corp. urged the Federal Circuit last week to rule that injunctions should be barred for standard-essential patents because they hurt competition, while Qualcomm Inc. argued against such a blanket rule.

Both Apple and Motorola are appealing an order last year by U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner dismissing smartphone patent claims against each other, but the March 20 amicus briefs, which became publicly available Tuesday, focus on Motorola's patents that are essential...
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