The MPEG-2 Case: Dusseldorf courts lead the field in patent expertise

In July 2005 10 of the world’s leading companies in the field of electronics and a US university filed 15 patent litigation actions against a major German DVD replicator on the grounds that the German parts of 15 European patents were essential to implement the MPEG-2 technology standardised by the International Standardisation Organisation and the International Electrotechnical Commission

 

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