In this issue of IP Literature Watch we include papers discussing the emerging divide among US antitrust agencies toward standards development, including reactions to the “Take it to the Limit Speech” by US Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim; how packaging-related measures for alcohol and unhealthy food affect trademarks; an empirical analysis of experimental data or “prophetic” patents; and how IP and human rights interface when international assistance is offered to developing countries by international organizations, among others.
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License to all or access to all? A law and economics assessment of standard development organizations’ licensing rules
Should FRAND commitments be interpreted to require licensing all comers or could access to standards can be achieved through other, less rigid means?