My second interview is with an old friend and colleague from the Vringo days, Eric Stasik, founder of Avvika AB, IP consultant, licensing expert, and author. I have had the privilege to write a few pieces on Standard Essential Patents with Eric, but Eric has generated a tremendous amount of content – from LinkedIn articles to books to perhaps the single most cited article on SEP licensing. More importantly, as I have learned from working with Eric, is that he sharp, experienced, deeply knowledgeable about SEP licensing and telecom standards, fun to be around, and calls it like he sees it – but is always open to good arguments.
Our interview focuses on SEPs and where Eric sees the field moving. I hope you enjoy our fascinating discussion.