National security makes national champions
How to make America great again in SEPs
- The FTC issued a complaint against Qualcomm’s chip sales and licensing practices in the final hours of the Obama administration despite significant dissent.
- President Obama vetoed an ITC exclusion order against some old iPhone models, in litigation between Samsung and Apple, ostensibly for reasons of public interest.
- The Department of Justice blessed, with a business review letter, patent-policy changes at IEEE in 2015 that put concerted pressure on all SEP holders to change the way patents are licensed and that make injunctions more difficult to obtain.