Ten Things to do About Patent Holdup of Standards (and One Not To)
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Boston College Law, Vol. 48, p. 149, 2007
Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 923470
Congress, the courts, scholars, and the press have focused more and more attention on what is shaping up to be the central public policy problem in intellectual property law today: the problem of holdup by patent owners, particularly but not exclusively in the context of standard setting. I will suggest ten things we might do to deal with this problem, and at least one thing we probably ought not to do.
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Date posted: August 10, 2006