ericjones12398 writes: "The ITU recently gathered tech heavyweights together to address the surge in litigation involving standards-essential patents (SEPs), and fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms placed upon SEPs to ensure rapid adoption of industry standards like 3G or H.264 video codec format. Royalties and injunctive relief dominated the ITU’s agenda." Link to Original Source
Thus spake the master programmer:
"When a program is being tested, it is too late to make design changes."
-- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"