A patent holder's legal right to prohibit others from using a patented technology occasionally intersects with the prohibitions against harming competition contained in state and federal antitrust laws. This article will discuss where patent and antitrust law intersect, the common arguments raised when competition and invention meet, and give examples from case law explaining when and how the two legal disciplines interact.
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