Dowd Scheffel Files Amicus Brief in Federal Trade Commission v. Qualcomm, Inc.
Dowd Scheffel filed an amicus brief in Federal Trade Commission v. Qualcomm, Inc., before the Ninth Circuit. The amicus brief was filed on behalf of the Honorable Paul R. Michel (Ret.) in support of Appellant Qualcomm, Inc. It emphasizes the public’s interest in favoring a strong patent system with exclusive rights for inventors and predictable licensing environments and argues that antitrust policy should not govern contractual disputes over contract or patent law. The brief can be read here. The Ninth Circuit reversed the district’s judgment in favor of Appellant Qualcomm, Inc.