Friday, September 30, 2022

IEEE rejoins mainstream of standard-setting world as it undoes key elements of 2015 patent policy that encouraged hold-out by unwilling licensees: major defeat for Apple and its allies

Rationality and pragmatism have prevailed, and unity--within the universe of standard-setting organizations--has been restored. The IEEE Standards Association Board of Governors (IEEE SA BOG) just announced an update to its patent policy, which will formally enter into force on New Year's Day.

These are the key take-aways: