IP Policy/Legislation

December 7, 2017

Delrahim’s SEP Policy Could Mean Enforcement Shift For DOJ

Recent statements by leaders in the U.S. Department of Justice antitrust division have signaled a possible shift in policy in favor of patent holders when it comes to standard-setting organizations and their potential for anti-competitive conduct, but experts tell Law360 it’s too soon to tell...Read More

June 20, 2018
Rill, James and Teece, David

The DOJ Must Exalt Intellectual Property Rights

June 2018

Enabling Technology, Social Returns to Innovation, and Antitrust: The Tragedy Of Depressed Royalties

Innovation is the handmaiden of competition and economic growth. Few activities have larger payoffs than investment in activities which support innovation, especially R&D. However, inventors and private firms often struggle to capture an adequate return because of spillovers which benefit...Read More

June 2018

The Policy Challenge of Artificial Intelligence

The new technologies of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” promise to bring major policy challenges. Perhaps the biggest challenge that new information technologies pose to intellectual property and antitrust policy is their effect on the diffusion of knowledge. Increasingly, large firms are...Read More

June 2018

The Antitrust Assault on Intellectual Property

The importance of intellectual property (“IP”) and its role in promoting economic growth and consumer welfare have long been recognized in the U.S. Despite the risks involved in tampering with a system that has benefitted this country, some U.S. Government agencies have in recent years been...Read More

March 2017
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

International Competition Policy Expert Group - Report and Recommendations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pleased to share this report. The Chamber and its members have long been committed to aligning trade, regulatory and competition policy in support of open and competitive markets. The report is without question a significant policy contribution on the nexus of...Read More

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