A one-day ITU Patent Roundtable will take place at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on 10 October 2012. Programme can be found here with a note on the structure here.
This Roundtable will assess the effectiveness of RAND (reasonable and non-discriminatory) – based patent policies. The purpose of this initiative is to provide a neutral venue for industry, standards bodies and regulators to exchange innovative ideas that can guide future discussions on whether current patent policies and existing industry practices adequately respond to the needs of the various stakeholders.
Berlin University of Technology
Brazil Federal University of Santa Catarina
Brazil National Institute of Intellectual Property
China National Institute of Standardization
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Eindhoven University of Technology
Fair Trade Commission of Korea
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
InterDigital Communications, LLC.
Japan External Trade Organization
Japan Industrial Standards Committee
Motorola Mobility LLC
Nokia Siemens Networks
Panasonic (R&D Center Germany GmbH)
Phillips Electronics NV
Research in Motion
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
University of Aberdeen
US Department of Justice
US Federal Trade Commission