Driving the global debate on IP and antitrust from an empirical perspective.


August 12, 2016
Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property

The FTC and DOJ released a proposed update to the 1995 “Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of IP” on August 12, 2016, and sought public comments.

September 12, 2016
Standard Essential Patents and Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) Commitments

CEN and CENELEC foresee a change in the landscape of standardization in the European Union (EU) and worldwide, and expect that Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) will play a more prominent role within the range of their activities in the future. While the current CEN and CENELEC common patent...

October 6, 2016
Patent Assertion Entity Activity - An FTC Study

A new Federal Trade Commission report spotlights the business practices of patent assertion entities (PAEs), firms that acquire patents from third parties and then try to make money by licensing or suing accused infringers.  The report includes several recommendations for patent litigation...

LeadershIP 2017

The LeadershIP conferences are a catalyst for a balanced and open discussion on current global issues at the intersection of intellectual property rights (IP) and antitrust policy.

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March 27, 2017 | Washington, DC