IP Litigators Examine Top-Down and Bottom-Up Standard-Essential Patent Valuation Frameworks

In The News
March 28, 2023

In articles published in Global Competition Review and Intellectual Asset Management (IAM SEP FRAND Hub), IP litigation partners Kevin Post and Steven Pepe and IP litigation associate Shong Yin examined two standard-essential patent valuation models that dominate the licensing landscape.

The article provides an analysis of U.S. courts’ applications of both the top-down and bottom-up SEP frameworks; highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the two approaches and what they mean for both licensors and licensees.