Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Korea Fair Trade Commission's Revised Review Guidelines on Unfair Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights

19 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2015 Last revised: 15 Oct 2015

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Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - School of Law

Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Koren Wong-Ervin

Director of IP & Competition Policy at Qualcomm Incorporated and Senior Expert at China's University of International Business & Economics (formerly at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission)

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: October 5, 2015

Abstract

This comment is submitted to Korea's Fair Trade Commission ("KFTC") by the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) at George Mason University School of Law in response to the KFTC's December 17, 2014 revisions to its Review Guidelines on Unfair Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights. The GAI Competition Advocacy Program provides a wide-range of recommendations to facilitate adoption of economically sound competition policy, including how to analyze conduct involving standard-essential patents.

Keywords: antitrust, standard essential patents, KFTC, holdup, licensing, FRAND, standard setting organizations

JEL Classification: K21, L4, L5

Suggested Citation

Kobayashi, Bruce H. and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Wong-Ervin, Koren and Wright, Joshua D., Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Korea Fair Trade Commission's Revised Review Guidelines on Unfair Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights (October 5, 2015). George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-35; George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-45. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2669510 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2669510

Bruce H. Kobayashi

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

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Koren Wong-Ervin

Director of IP & Competition Policy at Qualcomm Incorporated and Senior Expert at China's University of International Business & Economics (formerly at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission) ( email )

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Suite 850
Washington DC, DC 20006-1850
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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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