12 min

is owning lots of 5g patents equal to 5G technology leadership Tantra's Mantra with Prakash Sangam

    • Technology

A recent report ranked the global telecom companies based on how many 5G Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) each of those companies owned. Many industry observers and media wrongly equate patent holding to technology leadership. This podcast takes a deep dive into the perils of simple “patent counting” and explains how SEP designation works. It also explores why patent quality is more important than quantity, and what are the best ways to evaluate patents.

A recent report ranked the global telecom companies based on how many 5G Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) each of those companies owned. Many industry observers and media wrongly equate patent holding to technology leadership. This podcast takes a deep dive into the perils of simple “patent counting” and explains how SEP designation works. It also explores why patent quality is more important than quantity, and what are the best ways to evaluate patents.

12 min

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