In Qualcomm Dispute, A Broader Row Between FTC, DOJ
Law360 (May 10, 2019, 8:14 PM EDT) -- Tension between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission over the antitrust implications of industry-essential patents has boiled to the surface in a case involving Qualcomm's licensing practices, stranding the company, patent holders and IP practitioners in waters churned up by the policy fight.
Each agency has fired its own broadside in a federal court case in California where the commission has alleged Qualcomm's licensing practices for its standard-essential patents violate antitrust law. The DOJ fired first on May 2, with what experts say was an unheard-of intrusion in its sister agency's case, that drew a short, sharp...
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