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- Patent pools can be set up for a specific technology or a product, the second option becoming increasingly interesting considering the various range of technologies in products.
- All licensees are offered the same rates under non-discriminatory terms. The fees are negotiated on cash-only terms, to avoid some competition law issues and abuses arising from bundling standard essential patents (SEP) with non-SEPs. Furthermore, "cash only" licence terms eliminate the barriers for manufacturers without any patent to cross-license.