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

23 Pages Posted: 4 Jan 2016 Last revised: 6 Jan 2016

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Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Koren Wong-Ervin

Antitrust Partner at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP

Douglas H. Ginsburg

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

Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Date Written: January 3, 2016

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 16, 2015 amendments 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

Wright, Joshua D. and Wong-Ervin, Koren and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Kobayashi, Bruce H., Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Korea Fair Trade Commission’s Amendment to Its Review Guidelines on Unfair Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights (January 3, 2016). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-01, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2710281 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2710281

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