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Coalition Against Anticompetitive SEP Abuse Keeps Expanding After Apple/Qualcomm Settlement; Calls on Commerce Department and USPTO to Continue Bipartisan SEP Policies

The agreement Apple and Qualcomm announced last week may have ended direct litigation between the two companies, but it did nothing to address the growing threat to competition and innovation caused by anticompetitive abuse of standard-essential patents (SEPs) by Qualcomm and others. That is why the alliance of companies, organizations, [...]

By |2019-04-22T12:05:59-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Blog, Courts|

Sharing the Latest Developments in Medicare Reimbursement for Digital Health Innovations @ HIMSS19

Recently, during HIMSS19 in Orlando, FL, I had the pleasure of presenting on the new developments in Medicare’s approach to incentivizing the use of digital health tools in care delivery across several of its beneficiary programs. The updates I shared during my session are the result of years of cross-stakeholder [...]

By |2019-03-29T15:59:25-04:00March 1st, 2019|CHI, Connect health, Courts|

Qualcomm’s National Security Propaganda Campaign

Qualcomm has recently been pushing a new false narrative that the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) antitrust case against the company represents a “threat to national security.” It has employed throngs of lobbyists and hired spokespeople to spread this mantra, including via op-eds in the media. It’s not a surprising strategy [...]

By |2019-02-27T18:25:14-04:00February 27th, 2019|Blog|

Why Does Healthcare Need AI? Connected Health Initiative Aims to Answer Why

On February 1, 2019, ACT | The App Association’s Connected Health Initiative (CHI) convened a multistakeholder dialogue on the role of artificial intelligence/augmented intelligence (AI) in healthcare in Washington, DC. The purpose of this dialogue was to address the role of machine learning and AI in improving healthcare, preventing hospitalizations, [...]

By |2019-02-21T10:36:16-04:00February 6th, 2019|Blog, CHI, Connect health|

EU Update: One Year After SEP Communication, Where are We?

A year ago last week the European Commission published a Communication on the licensing of standard essential patents (SEPs).  It was an enlightened move to steer a fraught process that has been dogged by litigation, especially in the area of communications technologies. Lawsuits over the licensing of SEPs for communications [...]

By |2018-12-07T13:39:29-04:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, European Union, FRAND, Innovation and IP, IoT, Patents|
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