“That’s What Frands Are For”: The Antitrust Boundaries Of The Patent Holdup Problem

November 20, 2017

In recent times, antitrust agencies seem to be willing to limit the scope of antitrust liability for SEP holders who seek injunctions against implementers. We welcome this policy shift as past approaches granting “FRAND defense” for licensees against SEP holders’ injunction, may generate strong incentives for a reverse holdup against SEP holders.

Included in CPI's November 2017 Antitrust Chronicle "IP on Tech’s Cutting Edge: LeadershIP EU".

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