Timothy Syrett

Timothy Syrett

Timothy Syrett a partner at WilmerHale, is an intellectual property and antitrust litigator. He has particular experience with disputes at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law. He has litigated through trial a variety of issues relating to standard-essential patents in the telecommunications industry, including antitrust and contract claims, the determination of FRAND royalties, patent exhaustion and license defenses, as well as defenses to infringement arising from standard-setting participation.

This article represents his personal views and not necessarily those of the firm or its clients.

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Posts by Timothy Syrett


A Licensor’s FRAND Commitments Do Not Limit A Licensee’s Rights

Part one of this two-part series responding to a series of articles on FRAND statements addressed the appropriate royalty base for cellular standard-essential patents (SEPs). This article …
By Timothy Syrett
6 months ago 0

The SSPPU is the Appropriate Royalty Base for FRAND Royalties for Cellular SEPs

A recent series of five articles on IPWatchdog address various aspects of licensing cellular standard essential patents (SEPs) on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms by examining …
By Timothy Syrett
7 months ago 2

The FTC’s Qualcomm Case Reveals Concerning Divide with DOJ on Patent Hold-Up

On May 2, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) took the unusual step of submitting a Statement of Interest in the Federal Trade …
By Timothy Syrett
2 years ago 0