Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Antitrust law

Antitrust and Trade Regulation

2005

Tanit Follett, J.S.D.

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Law

Comparative Analysis Of Qualcomm Case Regarding Its Duty In Standard-Setting Organization And Possible Antitrust Claims Brought By Its’ Competitors In U.S. And E.U., Tanit Follett Dec 2004

Comparative Analysis Of Qualcomm Case Regarding Its Duty In Standard-Setting Organization And Possible Antitrust Claims Brought By Its’ Competitors In U.S. And E.U., Tanit Follett

Tanit Follett, J.S.D.

The Standard Setting Organization of IP rules has a confused mixture of legal theories that lead to the problem of disclosure. Each of the SSO IP rules has its own pitfalls. In general, considering all rules together, these legal rules share the same common goal in ensuring that participating IP owners do what they promised to do and disclose what they are bound to disclose. In addition, SSO rules concerning the rights of IP owner have raised a number of antitrust issues. One side believes that SSO rules are procompetitive so long as they encourage more innovation than restraints, while …