Tag: technology

Investment and Patent Licensing in the Value Chain

Senior Consultant, Damien Neven, co-authored an article for the Journal of Competition Law & Economics alongside academic affiliate, Gerard Llobet, exploring the effects of investment and patent licensing in the value chain. Abstract At which stage in the production chain should patent licensing take place? In this paper we show that under realistic circumstances a patent holder would … Continued

Research Handbook on Global Merger Control

Experts economist Jorge Padilla, Joe Perkins and Salvatore Piccolo contributed to the Research Handbook on Global Merger Control. Authored by leading legal practitioners, economists, enforcers and jurists, the Global Merger Control discusses challenges and predicts how merger control is likely to evolve in the coming years.

Revisiting the Bizarre SEP Level of Licensing Antitrust Controversy

In a brief paper, authors Jorge Padilla and Pekka Sääskilahti of Compass Lexecon explain why this licensing practice is optimal from a social welfare perspective. They show that there is no basis as a matter of economics to conclude that the practice of licensing SEPs at the end-product level only could distort the competitive process to the ultimate detriment of consumers.

Innovation Economics Conference

REGISTER TO ATTEND Compass Lexecon experts Miguel de la Mano, Kirsten Edwards-Warren, Elizabeth Wang, and Urs Haegler join panels at the 5th Innovation Economics conference for antitrust lawyers, discussing the implications of the latest developments in digital and technology markets on competition law and economics in a series of webinars co-organized by Concurrences and King’s … Continued