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Antitrust and Intellectual Property
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Type

LEC

Credits

2 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

This course will address the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property (IP) law, from the early twentieth century to the important disputes of the present day. Topics to be considered will include, among others, Walker Process and sham litigation claims involving IP; tying and bundling of IP rights; unilateral refusals to deal; deceptive conduct before standard setting organizations; patent pools and package licensing; and pharmaceutical patent settlements involving reverse payments. Students are strongly urged, though not required, to have taken or be in the process of taking, either antitrust or an intellectual property course, before enrolling in this course.

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Spring 2013: Antitrust and Intellectual Property

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Type

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Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

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This course will address the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property (IP) law, from the early twentieth century to the important disputes of the present day. Topics to be considered will include, among others, Walker Process and sham litigation claims involving IP; tying and bundling of IP rights; unilateral refusals to deal; deceptive conduct before standard setting organizations; patent pools and package licensing; and pharmaceutical patent settlements involving reverse payments. Students are strongly urged, though not required, to have taken or be in the process of taking, either antitrust or an intellectual property course, before enrolling in this course.

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