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A New Dataset on Mobile Phone Patent License Royalties. Hoover Institute Working Paper Series, No. 16011.
Mobile phones integrate a wide array of technologies, from computing to consumer electronics to communications, and from semiconductors to hardware, software and services. This makes them a relevant target for a large and broad array of patents and licensors. In addition, mobile phones rely on technological standards to make them interoperable. A standard-compliant smartphone uses hundreds, if not thousands of standard essential patents (SEPs), which are owned by many different patent holders