The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, joined by other federal agencies, recently clarified that injunctions are an available remedy in suits over infringement of standard-essential patents. The availability of this equitable relief is a cutting-edge issue in FRAND litigation because it affects the ability of technology innovators and users to find mutually agreeable licensing terms and, should they fail to reach agreement, the speed and cost at which the dispute can be resolved. McKool Smith attorneys Nicholas Mathews, and Patrick Pijls recently published “New US Policy On SEP Remedies Restores Critical Balance” in Law360 to help standard-essential patent holders better understand the remedies at their disposal in these complex global disputes. You can find the article here.

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