• F.M. Scherer


Competition Policy and Intellectual Property: Insights from Developed Country Experience. F.M. Scherer, February, 2014, Paper. "This paper, written for a World Trade Organization compendium, investigates the possibilities open to developing nations for controlling the abuse of intellectual property rights, and in particular patents, under Articles 31 and 40 of the Uruguay Round TRIPS (trade-related aspects of intellectual property) treaty. Article 40 authorizes nations to use their competition policy laws to combat abuses of intellectual property rights, among other things, by invoking the compulsory licensing provisions of Article 31..." Link verified June 19, 2014