Tuesday, 15 June 2021

OxFirst 6th IP and Competition Forum - The Future of FRAND


OxFirst is 10 Years old! Celebrate with Us.


Oxfirst 6th IP And Competition Forum:

Standard Essential Patents & FRAND  

1 p.m. UK time – 6 p.m. UK time 

2 p.m. – 7 p.m. CET


In this conference, policy makers, law makers and IP and Competition practitioners will be discussing the Future of FRAND.

Ballet dancers will perform various solos.  


Day 1: June 23


  • Where in the Supply Chain should one take a license?  
  • Updates on Recent FRAND Disputes
  • Essentiality Perspectives on SEPs              

    Key Presenters

  • CEO of the UKIPO
  • Mr Vajda QC, Monckton chambers, visiting Professor in King's College London, previous Judge at CJEU
  • Representatives from Nokia & Audi…
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Day 2 : June 24


  • The FRAND Defense  
  • Anti-suit Injunctions
  • Propotionality of injunctions             

   Key Presenters:

  • Madame Sabotier, Head & Judge, 3rd chamber Civil Court and Head of 3rd Chamber
  • Dr Zigann, Presiding Judge, Landgericht Munich
  • Professor Picht, University of Zurich
  • Representatives from Siemens, Deutsche Telekom..
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Day 3: June 25


  • Standard essential patents & AI
  • Should the mandate of Standard Setting Organisations be expanded?
  • International perspectives on FRAND   

   Key Presenters:

  • Sir Nicholas Forwood, White & Case, Counsel & former Judge at CJEU
  • Lord Justice Arnold, Judge at the Court of Appeal of England and Wales
  • Representatives from IBM, Philips and Panasonic…

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