Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, on the Japan Patent Office's Tentative Guidelines on Licensing Negotiations Involving SEPs
6 Pages Posted: 1 Dec 2017
Date Written: November 10, 2017
This comment is submitted in response to the Japan Patent Office's request for comments on its Guidelines for Licensing Negotiations Involving Standard Essential Patents. The Global Antitrust Institute's 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, economics, licensing, hold out, hold up, infringe, negotiations, standard essential patents, safe harbor, SEPs, standard setting
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