Articles From David C. Brezina

Dicta Rising to Doctrine: Independent Ink resolving the presumption of market power from patents used in antitrust tie-ins By David C. Brezina September 2006 On March 1, 2006 the Supreme Court in Illinois Tool Works Inc. v. Independent Ink Inc., ___ US ___, 126 S Ct 1281 , 74 USLW 4154 , 77 USPQ 2d 1801, 2006 US LEXIS 2024 (2006) reversed a line of cases that held that in an antitrust tie-in, where the tying product is patented or copyrighted, market power could be presumed.

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