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Antitrust Chronicle® – Antitrust & IP – Old Frands, New Challenges (Part 1)

Winter 2015, Volume 3, Number 1

Dear Readers, While on a certain level, antitrust and patent laws share the ethos of fostering innovation and checking anti-competitive conduct, they also differ in their methods – in that patents effectively create legally recognized monopolies and are a well-accepted exception to antitrust regulation. Standard essential patent (“SEP”) licensing (where…

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