Antitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Law (Paperback)
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The intersection of intellectual property law and antitrust law is busy and complicated, and there's no reason to believe that this heavy traffic will abate anytime soon. Recently, the congress, regulators and courts have all made significant statements affecting the historical balance between the competing policies underlying intellectual property and antitrust law. Antitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Law focuses on significant recent developments in this busy legal intersection, helping the intellectual property attorney stay informed about the law and the many ways in which antitrust law limits, disciplines, and counterbalances intellectual property law - and vice versa. Outcomes for clients that be directly affected by the interplay between intellectual property and antitrust law. Written by experienced intellectual property lawyers and litigators whose work focuses in these areas, the book addresses the important antitrust issues in these areas of intellectual property law: -Acquisition, procurement, and ownership -Licensing -Litigation -Settlements under the Hatch-Waxman Act -Incorporation of IP into a standard set by a standard-setting organization (SSO)
About the Author
Bradford P. Lyerla, co-chair of Jenner & Block's Patent Litigation and Counselling Practice, is a nationally recognized trial lawyer in Chicago, Illinois, who focuses on patent and trade secret litigation. He has tried dozens of high-stakes trials and argued numerous appeals representing a who's who of prominent corporations involved in technologies ranging from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to food and chemical manufacturing to communications and computing. He resides in Chicago.