Intellectual Property, Standards, and Antitrust: A New Life for the Essential Facilities Doctrine? Some Insights from the Chinese Regulation
Kritika: Essays on Intellectual Property (Drahos, Ghidini, Ullrich eds.), Edward Elgar, 2017, 70
13 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2016 Last revised: 12 Aug 2017
Date Written: April 4, 2016
It is still controversial whether the intellectual property-antitrust interface should be viewed as a conflict or a finalistic convergence. The recent Chinese Regulation on the “Prohibition of Conduct Eliminating or Restricting Competition by Abusing Intellectual Property Rights” provides the opportunity to update the analysis of this real (or apparent) conflict.
Keywords: Antitrust, Intellectual property, China, Essential facility doctrine, Standard, Essential patents
JEL Classification: K21, L12, L41
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