Brief of International Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party - Ericsson v. Samsung

40 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2021 Last revised: 20 Mar 2021

See all articles by Jorge L. Contreras

Jorge L. Contreras

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Ann Bartow

Franklin Pierce Center for IP at UNH Law

Michael A. Carrier

Rutgers Law School

Joshua D. Sarnoff

DePaul University College of Law

Peter K. Yu

Texas A&M University School of Law

Date Written: March 1, 2021

Abstract

This brief seeks to draw to the Court’s attention historical, practical, and policy matters pertaining to technical standardization and dispute resolution that bear on the arguments made on appeal by Samsung and Ericsson, including by providing context on the use of anti-suit injunctions (ASIs) and anti-anti-suit injunctions (AASIs) in litigation involving global portfolios of standards-essential patents (SEPs) that are encumbered by “fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory” (FRAND) licensing commitments.

Keywords: patent, anti-suit injunction, FRAND, standards, comity, China

Suggested Citation

Contreras, Jorge L. and Bartow, Ann and Carrier, Michael A. and Sarnoff, Joshua D. and Yu, Peter K., Brief of International Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party - Ericsson v. Samsung (March 1, 2021). University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 425, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3802235 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3802235

Jorge L. Contreras (Contact Author)

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

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Ann Bartow

Franklin Pierce Center for IP at UNH Law ( email )

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Michael A. Carrier

Rutgers Law School ( email )

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Joshua D. Sarnoff

DePaul University College of Law ( email )

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Peter K. Yu

Texas A&M University School of Law ( email )

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