1 edition of Patents, licensing, and restrictions on competition found in the catalog.
Patents, licensing, and restrictions on competition
by Law and Economics Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto]
Written in English
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|Statement||by John P. Palmer.|
|Series||Law and economics workshop series -- no. WSVI-9|
|Contributions||University of Toronto. Faculty of Law.|
|LC Classifications||K487.E3L38 .WSVI-9|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||27,  p. ;|
|Number of Pages||27|
Understanding patents, competition and standardization in an interconnected world. Released 1 July The publication provides government officials, private-sector executives and industry analysts of all disciplines with an overview of the current state of play in the interrelationship of intellectual property and standardization in the ICT sphere. You can think of a patent as being a piece of property that has rights associated with it. Like a car. A car had the right of ownership over it, the right to use it legally on roads. The owner has the right to sell it. Similarly a patent has the r.
These Guidelines state the antitrust enforcement policy of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (individually, "the Agency," and collectively, "the Agencies") with respect to the licensing of intellectual property protected by patent, copyright, and trade secret law, and of know-how. - Licensing of technology is subject to the prohibition against anti-competitive agreements • A majority of licensing agreements are pro-competitive • Issues arise when restrictions are placed on the use of the technology - Restrictions leading to reduced inter-technology competition, including facilitation of collusion.
The justification for occupational licensing laws is that they protect the public from incompetent practitioners, but the laws also result in higher prices and restrictions on the number of people who can enter the professions affected by the laws. In response to this fact, we assemble portfolios of patents for licensing in a single transaction, or “PatentBooks.” PatentBooks facilitate cost-effective patent licenses between owners and users by aggregating patents relevant to a product, offering users a single price to license aggregated patents, and distributing the licensing income.
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Using by example, the mobile communications industry, the book covers critical topics such as the interaction of international technology standards and patent licensing, a comparison of the three main types of patent licensing, the determination of patent "essentiality" and its effect on the valuation of the patent, licensing terms which are Cited by: 6.
intellectual property and licensing should usually deal with the more complicated legal aspects of licensing, but (as with any specialist area) you will generally do better, and save time and money, if you understand the most important principles.
This booklet deals with commercial intellectual. property licences. If you want to license on a non-File Size: KB. In short, this is one way to square the case law: pre-sale or license conditional restrictions on the use or resale of patented products are generally enforceable — at least if they are supported by contract and licensing law.
When such restrictions are within the scope of the patent grant, they do not usually pose a patent misuse or a. INTRODUCTION. Patents and antitrust law are two bodies of law that closely relate to the working of licensing forces in the market.
At first glance, they appear to be in apparent conflict: because antitrust law is concerned with promoting competition while patent law grants inventors a limited period of exclusivity in exchange for disclosing their Patents.
this light. If licensing activity either promotes competition or does not restrict competition in a field-of-use outside that covered by the patent, the activity should be allowed -absent other restrictions.
It is from this perspective that the competitive effects of field-of-use restrictions will be analyzed in the following discussion. By John P. Palmer, Published on 01/01/83Cited by: 2. Orange Book Frequently Asked Questions.
What is the difference between patents and exclusivity. Patents and exclusivity work in a similar fashion but are. In conclusion, in the EU, a FRAND encumbered SEP holder would violate competition law if it sought an injunction in patent litigation against the implementer especially if the user acted in a way that was consistent with being a ‘willing licensee’.
14 Abuse of Dominance via Misuse of Regulatory Procedures. Another aspect of interplay between patents Author: Hanna Stakheyeva.
The TT Guidelines provide an overview of nine types of provisions and restraints that are commonly included in licence agreements, including exclusive licensing and sales restrictions, output.
The Increasing Number of Patents. First, in recent years, the number of patents issued annually by the Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") has increased substantially.
Infor example, the PTO issued roug patents. Twenty years later, the number had increased more than two and a half times to over• Will competition between the parties be enhanced. – E.g., eliminate blocking patents • Will an actual or potential competitor be assisted. • Will prices go down. • Will output increase.
• Will innovation be encouraged. • It is critical in evaluating proposed licensing arrangements to know the BUSINESS reason. Ask the Size: 1MB. competition in downstream markets for standard-compliant products.
To reduce the risk of patent hold-up, many standard setting organizations require members to disclose patents that may read on a proposed standard, and to state whether they are willing to license those patents on FRAND terms.5 If the patentee refuses, the SSO can select an.
Grounds for granting compulsory licences under competition law have included in the US the use of patents as a basis for pricefixing or entry-restricting cartels, the conclusion of market-concentrating mergers in which patents played an important role, and practices that extend the scope of patent restrictions beyond the bounds of the patented.
restrictions in licensing agreements and suggests how such agreements should be handled by policy and intellectual property rights, in particular patents, know-how and related either pure know-how or a mixture of patents and know-how.
Some competition policy authoritiesFile Size: KB. IBM grabbed headlines in when it issued patents to the open source community.
It’s a drop in the bucket. IBM gets thousands of new patents and licensing brings in over $1 billion a year. Avoiding the Antitrust Traps in Licensing Intellectual Property Ma A Mayer Brown Webinar Mayer Brown is a global legal services organization comprising legal practices that are separate entities ("Mayer Brown Practices").File Size: 1MB.
/ The EU competition rules on intellectual property licensing Contents 1. Intellectual property rights and EU competition law 1 2. Technology transfer agreements and the TTBER 3 3. The safe harbour of the TTBER and the three-stage analysis 6 4.
Withdrawal and disapplication of the TTBER 12 5. Assessment outside the TTBER 13 Size: KB. Featuring hundreds of sample licensing clauses and provisions, Patent Licensing and Selling, Second Edition shows you how to draft fair and litigation-free patent license and patent purchase agreements that serve your clients' interests, satisfy other parties, and shield clients from legal author helps you:•Avoid terms that 5/5(1).
ElectriPlast Tech Center Baron Drive Suite Canton, MI Phone: () Email: [email protected] of licensing and the strategies implemented through license agreements. Toward that end, this booklet provides a primer on licensing in general, with a focus, where appropriate, on licensing basics and related issues of interest to technology and life sciences Size: KB.
International Competition Law Series Volume Despite the substantial benefits of standards in today’s economy, the recent advent of standard essential patents (SEPs) – which protect proprietary technologies essential for industry standards – has tended to create a setting for anticompetitive practices that, at least potentially, harms competition and consumer welfare.Antitrust Guide Lines for the Licensing and Acquisition of Intellectual Property () is that inclusion of complementary or essential patents in a patent pool is pro-competitive, but assembly of substitute or rival patents in a pool can eliminate Cited by: Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters.
That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology. Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport. If we clear a path to the creation.