Stout’s experts have deep experience assessing the economics of Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND)-encumbered Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). Stout’s experts regularly consider and implement a variety of methodologies to determine FRAND licensing terms that are consistent with various court decisions and commonly recognized valuation theory. Such methodologies include, but are not limited to, both “top-down” and “bottom-up” approaches relying on a variety of economic concepts, including hypothetical negotiations, incremental value, comparable transactions, next best alternatives, and aggregate royalty burden, among others.
Stout’s experts have extensive experience determining FRAND licensing terms for SEPs for a variety of purposes, including:
Additionally, our experts have determined FRAND licensing terms for a variety of technical standards, some of which include: