Collusion in the standard-setting context — are we likely to see claims in the EU?
By Sophie Lawrance
I was interested to read elsewhere in the blogosphere about a current US antitrust case concerning the selection of technology by standard-setting organisations. A guest post by Burt Braverman on the IP Vancouver blog reports on TruePosition Inc v LM Ericsson et al, in which it is claimed that member companies of 3GPP and the SSO itself colluded to exclude TruePosition’s technology from the 4G standard.
The value of the global telecommunications market presumably makes such a claim attractive, but are such claims likely in the EU? Could the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and its members face such a claim, for example? …
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