Misuse of competition policy threatens legitimate patent rights

15 March 2016

Misuse of competition policy threatens legitimate patent rights

Seth Bloom

Former general counsel to the US Senate antitrust subcommittee Seth Bloom  sees a place for antitrust enforcement in the licensing of standard-essential patents, but not against technology patent owners who made no promises about their royalty rates. He explains how proposals by foreign enforcers could undermine the next technology revolution.