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Signs of Convergence between the US and Europe on Law and Policy relating to Standard Essential Patents?
by Vincent Angwenyi
This paper looks at the balance of interests between patent holders and implementors in recent communications in the US and Europe. The Assistant Attorney General (AAG) for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in a speech given on the…
Patent rights in a climate of intellectual property rights skepticism - Summary
by Haris Tsilikas, Research Associate at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Summary of a paper by the Hon. Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Acting Chairman of the US Federal Trade Commission
A movement is underway to dilute U.S. patents, which have recently been the object of unprecedented criticism. U.S. policymakers lack clear guideposts for evaluating this criticism. Further, some emerging economies are at a crossroads in deciding how to…
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