The P2B Regulation: A Good-Intentioned Road to Hell

A group of Europe’s SME app developers—representing myriad economic sectors (including healthcare, mobility, software development, cyber security, gaming, and e-commerce businesses)—sent a letter to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) urging them to reconsider its  legislative proposal on business practices of online platforms. The SME signatories warn MEPs [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:24:49+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Competition|

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|

New Vlog: Regulatory Update with Brian Scarpelli

Congress may be back from August recess, but US Federal agencies never left! Check out our regulatory update on what the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have been up to all summer (and what we expect to come) [...]

By |2018-10-02T10:23:47+00:00September 27th, 2018|Blog, Competition, FRAND, In the news, Spectrum, Tech Regulation|

ACT in Financial Times – Upstream Players in the Internet of Things Seek to Double Dip

On Friday, the Financial Times published a letter from ACT president Morgan Reed on the escalating debate over standards essential patents and the internet of things (IoT)  in Europe. The letter is behind the paywall here, but you can read the full text below. Upstream Players in the Internet of [...]

By |2018-09-20T16:42:14+00:00July 28th, 2017|Blog, Competition, Open Standards, Patents|
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