Interface of Antitrust Law and Patent Law: A Comparative Analysis of U.S., Europe and China’s Approach to Essential Patents and FRAND

April 2, 2015 11:30am

He Jing
AnJie Law Firm

Thomas Pattloch
Taylor Wessing

Benjamin Bai
Allen & Overy

Panel Moderator

Hongbin Wang
General Manager of Legal Affairs
Intel China

  • Reviewing of relevant cases: Huawei vs. Interdigital (China); Microsoft v. Motorola (U.S.); Huawei v. ZTE (CJEU)
  • Examination of MOFCOM’s approval of mergers on IP issues and its requirement of FRAND (Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia)
  • How is FRAND defined in litigation around the world?
  • What royalty payment is fair and reasonable?
  • Lessons learned from the litigation and merger approvals
  • Are China, U.S. and Europe converging on FRAND?
  • Predicting the future trend and best way to handle FRAND issues in licensing and litigation