Chad Everingham Offers Preview of IP Issues to Watch in Coming Year

Akin Gump intellectual property partner Chad Everingham shared some thoughts with The National Law Journal on IP issues to watch in the coming year.

Everingham notes that “First-to-file takes effect in March.” He goes on to say that he and others at the firm see “the issues surrounding FRAND (Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory) licensing of standards--essential patents as receiving considerable attention next year.”