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

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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

Tad Lipsky

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: November 10, 2017

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Kobayashi, Bruce H. and Lipsky, Tad and Yun, John M. and Wright, Joshua D., 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 (November 10, 2017). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-45. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3079801 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3079801

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John M. Yun

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Joshua D. Wright

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