[A2k] Question on excesive pricing as abuse of copyright

corporacion innovarte innovartecorporacion at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 17:50:09 PDT 2011


-Thanks, excellent imput. !!

2011/4/18 Jamie Love <james.love at keionline.org>

> In 1996, I was part of a group that requested and obtained a
> compulsory license on West Publishing, in part for refusal to license
> citations to Hyperlaw, a small firm publishing CD-Roms with court
> opinions.  See the Federal Register Notice here:
>
> http://www.cptech.org/ip/health/cl/west-1996.html
>
> In 1997, I worked with Ralph Nader to push for an antitrust case
> against Microsoft.   The court approved and supervised remedy in the
> case involved compulsory license of software protocols as well as
> compulsory licensing of the OS to OEMs.    Some background on this is
> available here:
>
> http://www.cptech.org/at/ms/rnjl2kollarkotellynov501.html
> http://www.cptech.org/ms/
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 2:34 PM, corporacion innovarte
> <innovartecorporacion at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > Dear all
> >
> > To answer a question put forward by US, in a TRIPS  exam for a developing
> > country,  do you have examples of US law or EU Law , where
> > it would be possible to consider as an abuse of copyright the refusal to
> > deal or excesive pricing, that might allow compulsory licensing by a
> judge?.
> >
> >
> > Also resources to justify according to TRIPS such a provision, allowing a
> > judge to grant compulsory licensing for publishing or translating a work
> > when the rightholder refuses to grant a license  or the price is too
> high.
> >
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> >
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> > Corporación Innovarte
> >
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