Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, on the Communication from the Commission on Standard Essential Patents for a European Digitalised Economy

7 Pages Posted: 28 Apr 2017 Last revised: 4 May 2017

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Koren W. Wong-Ervin

George Mason University, Scalia Law School - Global Antitrust Institute

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 - School of Law

Date Written: April 28, 2017

Abstract

This comment is submitted by the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) at Scalia Law School at George Mason University in response to the Communication from the Commission on Standard Essential Patents for a European Digitalized Economy. The GAI Competition Advocacy Program provides a wide-range of recommendations to facilitate adoption of economically sound competition policy, including how to analyze antitrust matters involving intellectual property rights and standard-essential patents.

Keywords: European Commission, standard-essential patents, SEPs, antitrust, standard-setting organizations, SSOs, intellectual property rights policies, essentiality

JEL Classification: K21, l4, l5

Suggested Citation

Wright, Joshua D. and Wong-Ervin, Koren W. and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Kobayashi, Bruce H., Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, on the Communication from the Commission on Standard Essential Patents for a European Digitalised Economy (April 28, 2017). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-22. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2960291

Joshua D. Wright

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

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Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Contact Author)

George Mason University, Scalia Law School - Global Antitrust Institute ( email )

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Douglas H. Ginsburg

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

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Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - School of Law ( email )

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