Antitrust, Patent Groups Weigh In On Quanta Case

Law360, New York (November 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Adding another amicus brief to the heap in Quanta Computer Inc.'s Supreme Court case against LG Electronics Inc., the American Antitrust Institute weighed in Tuesday on what say a patent-owner should have in downstream use of its licensed patents — and on how that say affects the market.

The case wound up before the Supreme Court when Quanta, along with other computer systems makers that had bought microprocessors and chipsets made by Intel Corp. as per patents Intel had licensed from LG, appealed the Federal Circuit's...
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