Intellectual Property > IP Newsflash
28 Sep '16

On August 23, 2016, Magistrate Judge John Love in the Eastern District of Texas denied plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment as to defendants’ affirmative defenses and counterclaims. These defenses and counterclaims related to plaintiffs’ alleged duty to disclose standard-essential patents (SEPs) to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Judge Love denied the motion upon a finding that a factual question remained regarding whether the plaintiffs had a duty to disclose the asserted patents to the IEEE.

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