The last year has been an exciting year for FRAND. The TCL v Ericsson verdict was set aside. The FTC's decision against Qualcomm was also lifted pending appeal. Germany's Supreme Court has overturned the Sisvel v Haier decision, swinging the pendulum in Germany more in favour of patent owners. But the most keenly awaited event is the UK Supreme Court's decision in Unwired Planet. In largely upholding Mr Justice Birss' decision, the Court of Appeal had confirmed the UK court as a venue which can positively assist parties to resolve their FRAND disputes. Now, the Supreme Court will review that verdict.
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