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Court of Appeal upholds decisions on patent validity/invalidity (Philips v Asustek and HTC)

Court of Appeal upholds decisions on patent validity/invalidity (Philips v Asustek and HTC)
Published on: 09 January 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal upholds decisions on patent validity/invalidity (Philips v Asustek and HTC)
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Article summary

IP analysis: In the on-going dispute relating to three standard essential patents (SEPs) in the mobile telecoms field owned by Philips, the Court of Appeal has confirmed the High Court decisions on validity of two of the three patents. This decision means that the FRAND trial will be able to go ahead for the two patents upheld as valid. Written by Alvin Lam, patent attorney and partner, at Maucher Jenkins. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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