Computer & Communication Industry Association

Economic Analysis of Market Licensing v. OEM Restricted Licensing for Standard and Essential Patents

The latest research on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) shows that there are potential problems in SEP licensing that may result in excessive royalties beyond the technical contribution of a patent. When patent owners refuse to license patents except to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in industries where OEMs invest heavily in their brands, it creates a risk of excessive royalties based on OEM investments in brand value. Excessive royalties may discourage patent implementation and reduce products available for consumers.

  • Competition

The Cost of Various Antitrust and DMA-Related Litigation to State and Local Pension Plans –  State by State Aggregates

Various antitrust and DMA-related litigation against the five leading technology firms, Google, Amazon, Meta, Microsoft, and Apple (GAMMA), would increase operating costs for targeted GAMMA firms, ...

Reliable vs. Rapid: Seller Fulfilled Prime Reboot Underscores Evolving Consumer Expectations on Retail Shipping

Executive Summary The history of Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (“SFP”) provides strong evidence of the growing importance that consumers place on speed in retail shopping. Launched in 2015 ...

The Impact of Network Usage Fees on the Brazil Cloud Market

Survey Reveals Strong Opposition to Government Influence on Social Media Content