Compulsory licensing of patents

@article{Monte2016CompulsoryLO,
  title={Compulsory licensing of patents},
  author={William N. Monte},
  journal={Information \& Communications Technology Law},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={247 - 271}
}
  • William N. Monte
  • Published 2016
  • Business
  • Information & Communications Technology Law
The compulsory license is a concept that has been an accepted part of American intellectual property ever since the US Copyright Act of 1909. It has been recognized internationally via the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works since 1908. US patent law, however, has not paralleled its intellectual property sister copyright; historically compulsory licenses have not been common in the patent field. But change is occurring due to the World Trade Organization’s TRIPS… Expand
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