Intellectual Property and Competition Law

2 ECTS / 12h / English

This seminar will explore a variety of issues arising at the boundaries of intellectual property and competition law. Using U.S. and EU legal and regulatory sources, the class will explore such questions as market power in intellectual property, a conceptual framework for resolving IP/antitrust issues, refusals to license intellectual property, tying arrangements involving patents, copyrights, and trademarks, and anticompetitive structuring of licensing agreements


Daniel A. Crane is a professor of law at the University of Michigan, where he teaches contracts and antitrust. Previously, he was professor of law at the…