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IT & Internet

09 October 2018
Hao Zhan SEP licensing in China's IoT industry

China - AnJie Law Firm

China's ambitious agenda in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry encourages companies to develop and adopt their own technological standards. This standardisation is necessary to integrate the varying equipment, software and service applications of a digital IoT ecosystem into multiple technologies across the value chain. Despite the expectation of free licensing schemes for service level technology, such integration necessarily draws on a multitude of patents, including standard-essential patents.

Authors: Hao Zhan, Ying Song, Stephanie Wu Yuanyuan, Sharif Hendry
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