The U.S. Department of Justice is suing to block AT&T’s takeover of T-Mobile USA. After reviewing the details of the 39-billion-dollar deal, the DOJ said this acquisition would not be good for consumers. AT&T disagrees. On Lawyer2Lawyer, attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Maurice E. Stucke, from the University of Tennessee College of Law, Attorney Allen Grunes from the firm, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and Evan Koblentz, a reporter for Law Technology News, to discuss the suit and the impact on the mobile technology world and consumers.
What is the status of the patent misuse defense after the en banc decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Princo Corp. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n? On this edition of IP Counsel, host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes Dmitry Milikovsky, Senior Intellectual Property Rights Counsel at Qualcomm Technology Licensing, Qualcomm Incorporated, to discuss the evolution of the patent misuse doctrine, the recent Princo decision and its procedural history, as well as the relevance of the doctrine and the Princo decision to technology transfer agreements and related collaborations.