Cheating as a Winning Strategy?
IP Law & Business
November 2008
The article discusses the case Rambus Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission, in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit provides new guidance on a patent-holder's failure to disclose patent rights during a standard-setting proceeding, finding that such non-disclosure does not violate antitrust laws. The article discusses the implications of this most recent decision in a series of cases involving so-called patent ambush conduct.