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Frand

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Apple talks to the FRAND, reopens Motorola patent fight

Apple has appealed an old billion dollar case claiming Google's Motorola overcharged for FRAND patents in the iPhone.

By April 9, 2014

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Apple scores courtroom wins in Motorola FRAND case

The iPhone maker claims that Google-owned handset maker is unfairly seeking excessive royalty payments for patents covering video streaming and Wi-Fi technology.

By August 13, 2012

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Microsoft, Motorola: FRAND first, then patent disputes

Microsoft and Google-owned Motorola Mobility agrees to set aside their ongoing patent disputes, until issues over fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory patent licenses have been resolved.

By July 11, 2012

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Apple: DOJ has Samsung's standard-essential patents in its sights

The company says the Justice Department has launched an investigation into Samsung to determine whether it's fairly licensing patents on a FRAND basis.

By October 24, 2012

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Explained: Apple's not-so-secret favorite patent argument

What the heck is "frand"? No, not "fraud" but "frand." CNET breaks down what this obscure legal term means, and why it's so important to companies such as Apple and Samsung.

By February 3, 2012

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FTC investigating Google over Motorola patents

The Federal Trade Commission is looking into whether Google has been blocking access to industry-standard -- or "frand" -- patents.

By June 29, 2012

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Apple asks for governing rules on mobile patents

The iPhone maker says that the mobile industry lacks "consistent adherence to Frand principles" and wants the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to step in.

By February 8, 2012

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Apple offered patent licensing deal to Samsung before trial

iPhone maker proposed a reciprocal agreement to license Samsung's 3G/UMTS patents for what it considered FRAND terms, a letter from Apple to its smartphone rival reveals.

By October 3, 2012

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China approves Nokia's sale of phone business to Microsoft

The $7.2 billion acquisition had been delayed by the antitrust review, but China's antitrust regulators have approved the deal.

By April 8, 2014

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EU hits Samsung with 'potential misuse' of patents

The Commission said that in its preliminary view, Samsung has engaged in "an abuse of a dominant position" by requesting injunctions in patent-infringement cases.

By December 21, 2012