What Happens When Intellectual Property Laws Clash with Antitrust Laws?

Intellectual property laws protect copyrights, trademarks, and patents and grant the owner somewhat of a monopoly to use those rights. Conversely, antitrust laws discourage any type of monopoly or behavior that would be considered anticompetitive. As expected, these two tenets of business in the United States inherently clash against each other at times. While tension can be expected between these two sets of laws, knowing what happens when intellectual property laws clash with antitrust laws can help your business make better decisions and protect your legal rights. Intellectual Property and Antitrust Laws Those companies or persons that hold intellectual property [...]

2020-04-22T08:36:09+00:00December 22nd, 2019|