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Slight rewording, on request of Ms Miyamoto

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them. Or, as Tomoko Miyamoto, Senior Counsellor of the Patent Law
Section in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) said
in <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/ict/policy/standards/ws08ipr/presentations/14miyamoto_en.pdf">her
presentation</a>: Patent thickets and patent hold-ups arise from
legitimate exploitation of the exclusive rights intentionally
conferred by patents. They are a normal and intended consequence of
the patent system.</p>

<p>Allowing patents on standards consequently is an intentional act to
grant monopolies on standards to certain parties that includes the
right to block implementation by other parties.</p>
presentation</a>: Patent thickets and patent hold-ups may arise from
certain forms of legitimate exploitation of the exclusive rights
conferred by patents.</p>

<p>In other words: Conferring these exclusive rights is the intended
function of the patent system, and legitimate usage of these rights
brings about consequences of patent thickets and patent
hold-ups. Allowing patents on standards consequently is an
intentional act to grant monopolies on standards to certain parties
that includes the right to block implementation by other
parties.</p>

<h2>Ex-Ante Disclosure</h2>


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