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.

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Consequences of EC Proposals To Extend Regulatory Scope to the Entire Digital Economy

Repealing Section 230 Would Cost Americans Over $1.3 Trillion

Section 230 of the Communications Act (Section 230) importantly places legal accountability on communicators of speech, rather than those who merely publish it. It also allows digital services to saf...

State-by-State Breakdown of Economic Cost of Legislation Modeled after the New York Twenty First Century Antitrust Act

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Assessment of Economic Costs of Imposing Abuse of Dominance Standards at the State Level