Antitrust and Patent Law by Alan Devlin

By Alan Devlin

Patents lie on the middle of contemporary pageant coverage. within the new financial system, organizations use them variously to guard their R&D, to reinforce their industry positions, and to exclude opponents. Antitrust enforcers hence scrutinize patentees to make sure that they don't use their intellectual-property rights to suppress festival. state-of-the-art antitrust attorneys needs to for this reason navigate intellectual-property concerns and suggest consumers at the procurement and statement of patents. It is
no effortless activity. In granting particular rights, patents have an uneasy courting with pageant legislation, which struggles in flip to use regulations built in bricks and mortar industries to the realm of technology.

This ebook explores the purchase and use of patents less than the legislations of the world's most vital antitrust regimes: the U.S. and the eu Union. It examines antitrust principles governing expertise move, standard-essential applied sciences, patent aggregation, open and closed platforms, coercive licensing phrases that quantity to misuse, evergreening strategies within the pharmaceutical like 'paying for delay', and patentee immunity in suing for infringement. To contextualize that
analysis, the booklet explores the theoretical dating among patents and festival legislations, addresses the U.S. 'patent crisis', the movement in the direction of unitary patents in Europe, and variations among the U.S. and ecu pageant regimes. extra, the booklet explores idiosyncrasies governing the center antitrust
questions of industry definition, industry energy, and anticompetitive behavior within the patent environment. In doing so, the booklet permits those that perform, implement, educate, or research festival legislations to appreciate the subtleties of this interesting subject.

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Antitrust and Patent Law

Patents lie on the middle of recent pageant coverage. within the new economic climate, organisations use them variously to guard their R&D, to strengthen their marketplace positions, and to exclude opponents. Antitrust enforcers hence scrutinize patentees to make sure that they don't use their intellectual-property rights to suppress pageant.

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