Erik Hovenkamp

USC Gould School of Law

Assistant Professor

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

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Citation 9

Platform Antitrust

44 J. Corp. L. 713 (2019)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,238 (22,916)
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Platforms, Antitrust, Two-sided Markets, American Express, AmEx, Platform Competition, Rule of Reason, Payment Cards, Credit Cards, Price Parity, Steering

Antitrust Policy for Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,049 (29,236)
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Antitrust, Platforms, Two-Sided Markets, American Express, Competition Policy, Networks, Multisided, Payment Cards, Steering, Rule of Reason, Burden Shifting, Welfare balancing

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Antitrust Limits on Startup Acquisitions

Review of Industrial Organization, 56, 615–636 (2020)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Kevin Bryan and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 956 (33,844)
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startup, startup acquisitions, antitrust, innovation, competition policy, vertical mergers, licensing, compulsory licensing

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The Antitrust Duty to Deal in the Age of Big Tech

131 Yale Law Journal 1483 (2022)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2022
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 812 (42,475)

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Antitrust, refusal to deal, essential facilities, duty to deal, platforms, competition policy, vertical restraints

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Tying Arrangements and Antitrust Harm

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 925, 2010, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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antitrust, tying arrangement, tie, welfare, competition, price discrimination, consumers, bundled discounts

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The Viability of Antitrust Price Squeeze Claims

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 967, 2008, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-33
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2017
Herbert Hovenkamp and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 661 (55,744)
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Antitrust, Monopoly, Sherman Act, Price Squeeze, Predatory Pricing, Linkline

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Tying Arrangements

The Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics (Roger D. Blair & Daniel Sokol, eds. vol.2, Ch 14)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 616 (60,975)
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tying, ties, antitrust, consumer welfare, price discrimination, double marginalization

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Predatory Patent Litigation: How Patent Assertion Entities Use Reputation to Monetize Bad Patents

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 583 (65,405)
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patent, assertion, entity, non-practicing, troll, licensing, litigation, predatory, predation, reputation, intellectual property, innovation, thicket, technology, fee shifting, SHIELD Act, software, welfare

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Tying, Exclusivity, and Standard-Essential Patents

19 Columbia Science and Technology Law Review 79 (2017)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 514 (76,574)
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Standard-Essential Patents, SEPs, FRAND, RAND, Qualcomm, Apple, FTC, standard setting, antitrust, licensing, holdup, tying, exclusive dealing, loyalty discounting, monopolization, exhaustion

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Complex Bundled Discounts and Antitrust Policy

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 57, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Herbert Hovenkamp and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 498 (79,579)
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Antitrust, Monopoly, Sherman Act, Bundled Discount, Predatory Pricing, Tying

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Exclusionary Bundled Discounts and the Antitrust Modernization Commission

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 53, 2008, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2017
Herbert Hovenkamp and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 476 (84,044)
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Antitrust, Monopoly, Discounting, Public Policy, Competition, Bundling

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FTC v. Qualcomm: New Frontiers in the Antitrust-IP Interface

Forthcoming, Regulatory Review.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 427 (95,453)

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Antitrust, FRAND, patent, licensing, exclusive dealing, tying, loyalty discounting

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Patent Pools and Related Technology Sharing

Cambridge Handbook of Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and High Tech (Roger D. Blair & D. Daniel Sokol, eds. 2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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patents, patent pools, innovation, antitrust, collusion, exclusion, transaction costs

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Downloads 407 (100,922)
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Switching Costs, Path Dependence, and Patent Holdup

Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Thomas F. Cotter, Erik Hovenkamp and Norman Siebrasse
University of Minnesota Law School, USC Gould School of Law and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law

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patents, patent holdup, path dependence, patent licensing, switching costs, lock-in, standards, standard-essential patents, patent injunctions, hold-up, competition policy, opportunism, antitrust

Demystifying Patent Holdup

76 Washington & Lee Law Review 1501 (2019)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Thomas F. Cotter, Erik Hovenkamp and Norman Siebrasse
University of Minnesota Law School, USC Gould School of Law and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law
Downloads 407 (100,069)
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patents, patent holdup, path dependence, patent licensing, switching costs, lock-in, standards, standard-essential patents, patent injunctions, hold-up, competition policy, opportunism, antitrust

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Startup Acquisitions, Error Costs, and Antitrust Policy

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 May 2019
Kevin Bryan and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and USC Gould School of Law
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antitrust, startup, start-up, acquisitions, error costs, mergers, vertical mergers, innovation, compulsory licensing

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Anticompetitive Patent Injunctions

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 3, 2016, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Thomas F. Cotter
USC Gould School of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 390 (105,996)
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patent, injunction, injunctive relief, remedies, nonpracticing entities, innovation, litigation, licensing, entry, integration, organization, welfare, competition, licensing, Federal Circuit

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Challenge Restraints and the Scope of the Patent

1 Antitrust Chronicle 48, 2016.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 381 (108,822)
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Patent, validity, infringement, antitrust, challenge, no-challenge, licensing, reverse settlement, pay for delay, Actavis, Hatch-Waxman

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Patent Prospect Theory and Competitive Innovation

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
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patents, prospect theory, Kitch, competition, innvation, inverted U

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A Broader Look at Patent Royalties and Antitrust

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
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patents, intellectual property, licensing, cross-licensing, patent pool, royalty, antitrust, competition policy, vertical restraints, welfare, double marginalization, royalty stacking, collusion, price fixing, cartel, price competition

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Delayed Entry Settlements at the Patent Office

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
USC Gould School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 332 (126,726)
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Patent, Patent Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, PTAB, reverse payment, pay for delay, Actavis, Antitrust., USPOT, pharmaceutical patent, drug patent, Hatch-Waxman

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Proposed Antitrust Reforms in Big Tech: What Do They Imply for Competition and Innovation?

CPI Antitrust Chronicle (2022 Forthcoming), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS22-8, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 22-8
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2022
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
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Antitrust, competition policy, Big Tech, innovation, platforms, self-preferencing, app store, walled garden, unilateral conduct, refusal to deal, essential facilities, vertical integration

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Tying and Exclusion in FRAND Licensing: Evaluating Qualcomm

Antitrust Source, Forthcoming, Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3523797
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 May 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Timothy Simcoe
USC Gould School of Law and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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FRAND, RAND, standards, standard-setting, licensing, antitrust, tying, exclusive dealing

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Buying Monopoly: Antitrust Limits on Damages for Externally Acquired Patents

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 25, P. 39, 2017, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 291 (145,513)
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patents, antitrust, acquisitions, monopolization, patent assertion entities, damages, remedies

Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
USC Gould School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 142 (280,006)
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Patents, Antitrust, Patent Settlements, Innovation, Licensing, Horizontal Restraints, Validity, Patent Quality, Reverse Payment, Pay for Delay, Actavis

Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
USC Gould School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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Patents, Antitrust, Patent Settlements, Innovation, Licensing, Horizontal Restraints, Validity, Patent Quality, Reverse Payment, Pay for Delay, Actavis

Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
USC Gould School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 48 (537,739)
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Antitrust, Patents, Litigation, Settlements, Horizontal Restraints, Collusion, Pay-for-Delay, Robust Design

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Antitrust Law and Patent Settlement Design

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
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Antitrust, Patent Settlement, Actavis, Horizontal Restraints, Anticompetitive Patent Settlement, Pay for Delay, Reverse Payment, Antitrust and Patent Law

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Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation

Erik Hovenkamp & Steven C. Salop, Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation, USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS20-12 (2020)., Erik Hovenkamp & Steven C. Salop, Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 20-12 (2020).
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
USC Gould School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, litigation, private enforcement, settlement, exclusion, competition policy, presumptions

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Antitrust Limits on Patent Settlements: A New Approach

Journal of Industrial Economics (2021 Forthcoming), USC CLASS Research Paper Series No. CLASS21-21, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 21-21
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
USC Gould School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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antitrust, patent settlement, horizontal restraints, collusion, litigation, licensing, pay for delay, reverse payment, robust design, patent system

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Competition, Inalienability, and the Economic Analysis of Patent Law

21 Stanford Technology Law Review 33 (2018)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
USC Gould School of Law
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patent, antitrust, intellectual proprty, inalienability, Coase, law and economics, litigation, settlement, reverse payment, pay for delay, Actavis, FTC, Rule 4, settlement review, Noerr-Pennington, Hatch-Waxman, pharmaceuticals, property dispute, bargaining failure, externality, patent acquisitions

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How Patent Damages Skew Licensing Markets

Review of Litigation, 2017 Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 774, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 592
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Jonathan S. Masur
USC Gould School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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Patent damages, comparable licenses, Georgia-Pacific, patent licensing, patent litigaiton, patent remedies

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Profitable Double Marginalization

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Kevin Bryan and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and USC Gould School of Law
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Double marginalization, double markups, royalty stacking, antitrust, vertical integration, theory of the firm, pricing, vertical restraints, delegation, conjectural variation

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Post-Grant Adjudication of Drug Patents: Agency and/or Court

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS21-36, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 21-36, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2021-34, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-31
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2022
Duke University School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign and USC Gould School of Law
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patents, litigation, district court, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, drug, Orange Book

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Vertical Mergers and the MFN Thicket in Television

Antitrust Chronicle, 2018
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Neel U. Sukhatme
USC Gould School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 147 (271,573)

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Vertical Merger, Vertical Integration, Antitrust, Most-favored Nation, MFN, AT&T, Time-Warner, Comcast, Double Marginalization, MVPD, OTT, Programming, Merger-specific, Reciprocal Dealing, Coordination

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Antitrust and Trademark Settlements

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 22-12
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2022
C. Scott Hemphill and Erik Hovenkamp
New York University School of Law and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 126 (307,436)

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Actavis, antitrust, keyword advertising, pay for delay, settlement, trademark

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Strategic Incentives in Non-Coasean Litigation

USC CLASS Research Paper Series No. CLASS21-20, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 21-20
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
USC Gould School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 92 (378,022)

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litigation, settlement, rent seeking, law and economics, antitrust, externalities

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Litigation with Inalienable Judgments

Journal of Legal Studies (forthcoming 2022)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2022
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
USC Gould School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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litigation, settlement, inalienability, rent-seeking, collusion, law and economics, antitrust

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Online Appendix for 'Delayed Entry Settlements at the Patent Office'

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
USC Gould School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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Brief Of Amicus Curiae Law And Economics Scholars In Support Of Petition For Rehearing En Banc in Continental v. Avanci (5th Cir. 2022)

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Rutgers Law School, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Stanford Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law, Stanford Law School, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, DePaul University College of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Peking University - School of Transnational Law
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standards, FRAND, licensing, patent, standing, SSO, antitrust

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Online Appendix: Antitrust Limits on Patent Settlements: A New Approach

Journal of Industrial Economics (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
USC Gould School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 21 (685,617)
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