Navigating the Right to Repair, Manufacturers' Use of IP Law to Impede Claims, Potential Anti-Competitive Effects
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on right to repair claims and the use of IP laws to hinder the right to repair. The panel will address trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, as well as recent enforcement actions and guidance form the Federal Trade Commission, and the implications of each on right to repair claims. The panel will also discuss the manufacturers' procompetitive justifications for denying repair rights and whether the restrictions have potential anti-competitive effects. The panel will offer best practices for companies navigating the right to repair regulatory landscape.
- Right to repair claims
- Using IP rights to impede the right to repair
- Trade secret
- Federal Trade Commission enforcement actions and guidance
- Manufacturer justifications and anti-competitive effects
- Best practices for navigating the right to repair
The panel will review these and other essential matters:
- What are the IP ramifications for a right to repair?
- What potential anti-competitive effects do the manufacturer's restrictions have on the market?
- What steps can counsel take to navigate the right to repair?
John D. Carroll
Mr. Carroll’s practice focuses on civil and criminal antitrust matters, including mergers and acquisitions,... | Read More
Mr. Carroll’s practice focuses on civil and criminal antitrust matters, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic counseling and compliance, and global cartel investigations, where he represents clients before the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Federal Trade Commission, and international and state antitrust enforcement authorities. Prior to private practice, Mr. Carroll was in the Mergers I Division of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition for several years. While with the FTC, he investigated, challenged, and negotiated settlements in a number of potentially anti-competitive business combinations in the aerospace, technology, consumer products, defense, healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Carroll frequently speaks and writes on antitrust issues and has held leadership positions in the ABA Section of Antitrust Law (currently Vice-Chair, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Committee) and the American Health Lawyers Association Antitrust Practice Group.Close
Hudson Institute Forum for Intellectual Property
Mr. Hartline’s research agenda spans a broad spectrum of doctrinal and political issues in intellectual... | Read More
Mr. Hartline’s research agenda spans a broad spectrum of doctrinal and political issues in intellectual property law, with particular focus on advancing and protecting the rights of creators and innovators. The Forum for Intellectual Property supports data-driven research and promotes evidence-based policy discussions about the key role of intellectual property in growing innovation economies and flourishing societies. Prior to joining the Hudson Institute, Mr. Hartline was assistant professor of Law at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School in Arlington, Virginia, where he taught intellectual property law, including copyright, patent, and trademark law. Mr. Hartline also served as director of communications at the law school’s Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, where he led the center’s communications and academic advocacy efforts, working closely with scholars to publicize and promote rigorous research on the law, economics, and history of intellectual property.Close
Daniel A. Murray
Frost Brown Todd
Mr. Murray focuses his practice on all areas of intellectual property law. He has worked in various transactional... | Read More
Mr. Murray focuses his practice on all areas of intellectual property law. He has worked in various transactional and litigation capacities, including all areas of IP: patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. Mr. Murray’s patent and transactional experience includes extensive work in the telecommunications, automotive, energy, and smartphone industries. He also counsels clients in trademark and copyright matters in a variety of industries. Additionally, Mr. Murray possesses broad experience in the licensing of intellectual property and software, including negotiating and drafting agreements.Close