Intellectual Property and Standard Setting
Bruce H. Kobayashi
George Mason University - School of Law
Joshua D. Wright
Federal Trade Commission; George Mason University School of Law
August 24, 2009
ABA Handbook on the Antitrust Aspects of Standards Setting, 2010
George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-40
This Chapter, forthcoming in the ABA Handbook on the Antitrust Aspects of Standards Setting (2010) provides an analytical overview of the antitrust issues involving intellectual property and standard setting including, but not limited to, patent holdup, royalty stacking, refusals to license, and patent pools.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 48
Keywords: bundling, competition policy, disclosure rules, Essential Facilities Doctrine, innovation, licensing obligations, market power, monopsony power, network effects, property rights, Qualcomm, Rambus, SSOs, standard setting organizations, transactional costs
JEL Classification: K11, K21, L41, L42, L44, O34Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 27, 2009 ; Last revised: December 28, 2013
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