• China's top court affirms jurisdiction over global FRAND rates in OPPO v. Sharp, finding overwhelmingly strong Chinese connection

    10 days ago - By FOSS Patents

    Last month, the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China affirmed on a definitive basis a decision by the Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court that OPPO is in its right to seek a global FRAND determination against Sharp from a Chinese court. Sharp had brought a jurisdictional appeal of the decision below. Last week, Chinese media reported on the ruling. According to Counterpoint Research , OPPO shipped well 33.6 million smartphones during the last quarter, making it number four in the global market in its own right-though if you throw in the 32.5 million units sold by vivo...
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