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Intellectual Property and Standard Setting

ABA Handbook on the Antitrust Aspects of Standards Setting, 2010

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-40

48 Pages Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last revised: 28 Dec 2013

Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - School of Law

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: August 24, 2009

Abstract

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.

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, O34

Suggested Citation

Kobayashi, Bruce H. and Wright, Joshua D., Intellectual Property and Standard Setting (August 24, 2009). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-40; ABA Handbook on the Antitrust Aspects of Standards Setting, 2010; George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-40. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1460997

Bruce H. Kobayashi

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HOME PAGE: http://mason.gmu.edu/~bkobayas

Joshua D. Wright (Contact Author)

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

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