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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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, European Union, FRAND, Innovation and IP, IoT, Patents|

Patents and the Public Interest: What Does the ITC Ruling Against Qualcomm Really Mean?

Earlier this fall, U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Judge Thomas Pender issued a ruling in an ongoing dispute between Qualcomm and Apple over patent infringement. Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Thomas Pender’s Initial Determination found that while Apple may have infringed upon a patent owned by Qualcomm, he saw no merit [...]

By |2018-12-03T12:07:11+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog, Competition, FRAND, IoT, Open Standards, Patents|

USITC Considers the Qualcomm v. Apple Patent Case: The Possibility of a New and Troubling Precedent

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) was recently tapped to hear the ongoing spat between two of the world’s leading tech companies to determine whether Apple infringed three patents owned by chipmaker Qualcomm. It’s easy to view this dispute as another instance of tech giants duking it out over [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:58:39+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog, Courts, FRAND, Patents|
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