Erik Hovenkamp

University of Southern California School of Law

Assistant Professor

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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Citation 9

Platform Antitrust

Journal of Corporation Law, 2019, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 785 (31,133)
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Platform, Antitrust, Two-sided Market, 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
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 712 (35,585)
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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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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
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 681 (38,343)

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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 Law School and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 630 (42,606)
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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
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 577 (47,855)
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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
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 515 (55,220)
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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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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 Law School and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 470 (61,936)
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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 Law School and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 447 (65,787)
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Antitrust, Monopoly, Discounting, Public Policy, Competition, Bundling

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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
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 403 (74,631)
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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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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
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 369 (82,610)
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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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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
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 364 (83,938)

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patents, patent pools, innovation, antitrust, collusion, exclusion, transaction costs

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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
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 345 (89,244)
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Patent, validity, infringement, antitrust, challenge, no-challenge, licensing, reverse settlement, pay for delay, Actavis, Hatch-Waxman

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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
University of Southern California 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
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 289 (108,471)
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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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FTC v. Qualcomm: New Frontiers in the Antitrust-IP Interface

Forthcoming, Regulatory Review.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 278 (113,033)

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

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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
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 260 (121,191)
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patents, antitrust, acquisitions, monopolization, patent assertion entities, damages, remedies

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Antitrust Limits on Startup Acquisitions

Forthcoming, Review of Industrial Organization
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2019
Kevin Bryan and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 247 (127,831)
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startup, startup acquisitions, antitrust, innovation, competition policy, vertical mergers, licensing, compulsory licensing

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, University of Southern California 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, University of Southern California School of Law and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law
Downloads 217 (144,787)

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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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Patent Prospect Theory and Competitive Innovation

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

Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 134 (221,747)
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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: 07 Mar 2019
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California 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

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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
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 183 (169,942)
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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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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
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 173 (178,658)
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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
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 171 (180,457)

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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 University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 153 (198,401)

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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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Vertical Mergers and the MFN Thicket in Television

Forthcoming, Antitrust Chronicle, 2018
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Erik Hovenkamp and Neel U. Sukhatme
University of Southern California School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 117 (244,964)

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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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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 University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 109 (257,591)

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antitrust, startup, start-up, acquisitions, error costs, mergers, vertical mergers, innovation, compulsory licensing

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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
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 43 (425,744)

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Online Appendix: Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Oct 2018
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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Tying and Exclusion in FRAND Licensing: Evaluating Qualcomm

Antitrust Source (forthcoming, 2020)
Number of pages: 14
Erik Hovenkamp and Timothy Simcoe
University of Southern California School of Law and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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FRAND, RAND, standards, standard-setting, licensing, antitrust, tying, exclusive dealing