DOJ Defends Lenovo Intervention, Antitrust Policy Evolution

Law360 (August 13, 2020, 9:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice doubled down Wednesday on its support for InterDigital in a licensing dispute brought by Lenovo over standard-essential patents, arguing that its views on the intersection of competition law and intellectual property have not abruptly shifted as Lenovo claims but have evolved over time.

The DOJ's Antitrust Division responded to Lenovo's attack on its statement of interest, in which the company argued in Delaware federal court last week that department attorneys were merely pushing what its current leadership wants the law to be. Those attacks, the DOJ said in Wednesday's reply brief, are merely "a distraction from the...

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