Antitrust Issues in Licensing
Understanding the Intellectual Property License, 2012 (PLI 2012)
45 Pages Posted: 6 Nov 2012
Date Written: August 10, 2012
Antitrust risks arise in common intellectual property transactions. This article reviews the general principles in the antitrust analysis of transactions involving the licensing of intellectual property rights, and applies those principles in the context of practical counseling.
Keywords: antitrust, intellectual property, license, patent, copyright, trademark, competition, monopoly, reverse payments, standards essential patents, self-replicating technologies
JEL Classification: K21, K29, K39, L41, L42, L43, L49, O34, O38
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