FTC and DOJ Hearings
Competition and Intellectual Property Law and Policy in the Knowledge-Based Economy
DOJ cooperated during 2002
in a series of hearings entitled Competition
and Intellectual Property Law and Policy in the Knowledge-Based Economy.
Five days of the hearings focused in particular on IPR and standards
setting and Antitrust or on closely related matters.
The hearings general web site is
The results of the hearings are in preparation and may take the form of
a report to be made public later in 2003
links below are direct excerpts from the hearings
general web site to the 5 days of standards-relevant
discussions on April 17 and April 18, May 22 and May 23 and November 6
Property Strategies in Standards Activities
Terms in Standards Activities
To License and Compulsory Licensing in the European Union, Canada, and
Licensing in the European Union: The Technology Transfer Block Exemption and Agreements That Fall Outside its Scope
Standard Setting Organizations: Evaluating the Anticompetitive Risks Of Negotiating IP Licensing Terms and Conditions Before A Standard Is Set
Relationships Among Competitors and
Incentives to Compete: Cross-Licensing of Patent Portfolios, Grantbacks.
Reach-Through Royalties and Non-Assertion Clauses
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