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No single leader in 5G tech, finds USPTO; DHC sets up IPR Bench, notifies final rules and more patent news.

In this week’s patent news - Delhi High Court notifies final Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules 2022 and Rules Governing Patent Suits 2022; Need for Stronger Enforcement Provisions in cases of IPR Infringement, says CJI NV Ramana; EU files case against China at WTO; No company currently dominates the 5G technology realm, says USPTO; Activision and Blizzard settle patent dispute; European Commission to consider new time limits for FRAND licensing negotiations; ICC Centre of Entrepreneurship and WIPO collaborate to empower…

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Standard-Essential Patents & FRAND licensing in India

The requirements regarding licensing terms and procedures for enactment of national standards especially in the field of information communication technologies is an important development in the regulations which affect a business enterprise’s licensing negotiations. In a device, the technology in each component has to work together, i.e. Devices typically need to comply with some standards or protocols by which devices communicate with each other and other technology to achieve their functionality. For example, smart-phones made by different manufacturing companies, are…

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