Lessons For Intellectual Property Owners

Law360, New York (August 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A recent decision of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) demonstrates the tightrope that patent and other intellectual property owners must walk to maximize the value of their IP without violating antitrust and other trade regulation laws.

In a unanimous opinion issued August 1, 2006, the FTC held that Rambus Inc., a leading developer of computer memory technologies, had engaged in exclusionary conduct rising to the level of illegal monopolization.

The conduct of Rambus that the FTC found unlawful included exploiting its participation in a standard setting...
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