The Office of Management and Budget Action has approved the FTC’s request to conduct its proposed “Patent Assertion Entity Study” directed to analyzing ongoing PAE activity (see our May 21, 2014 and Sep. 27, 2013 posts for more information on the study and questions related to SSOs and SEPs). According to the Federal Register notice
OMB proposes revising Circular A-119 regarding government standards acitivites, including IPR issues
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A few weeks ago, the White House Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) proposed revisions to Circular A-119 entitled “Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities.” In this post we provide an overview of OMB’s proposed 60+-page revised Circular A-119.
Last revised in 1998, Circular A-119…