Erik Hovenkamp

University of Southern California School of Law

Assistant Professor

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

31

DOWNLOADS
Rank 4,269

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 4,269

in Total Papers Downloads

11,257

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 12,427

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 12,427

in Total Papers Citations

39

CROSSREF CITATIONS

55

Scholarly Papers (31)

1.
Downloads 1,899 ( 9,931)
Citation 9

Platform Antitrust

Journal of Corporation Law, 2019, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 990 (26,477)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Platform, Antitrust, Two-sided Market, American Express, AmEx, Platform Competition, Rule of Reason, Payment Cards, Credit Cards, Price Parity, Steering

Antitrust Policy for Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 909 (29,983)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, Platforms, Two-Sided Markets, American Express, Competition Policy, Networks, Multisided, Payment Cards, Steering, Rule of Reason, Burden Shifting, Welfare balancing

2.

Tying Arrangements and Antitrust Harm

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 925, 2010, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 697 (43,755)

Abstract:

Loading...

antitrust, tying arrangement, tie, welfare, competition, price discrimination, consumers, bundled discounts

3.

The Viability of Antitrust Price Squeeze Claims

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 967, 2008, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-33
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2017
Herbert Hovenkamp and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 644 (48,647)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, Monopoly, Sherman Act, Price Squeeze, Predatory Pricing, Linkline

4.

Tying Arrangements

The Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics (Roger D. Blair & Daniel Sokol, eds. vol.2, Ch 14)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 591 (54,406)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Loading...

tying, ties, antitrust, consumer welfare, price discrimination, double marginalization

5.

Antitrust Limits on Startup Acquisitions

Review of Industrial Organization, 56, 615–636 (2020)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Kevin Bryan and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 579 (55,814)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Loading...

startup, startup acquisitions, antitrust, innovation, competition policy, vertical mergers, licensing, compulsory licensing

6.

Predatory Patent Litigation: How Patent Assertion Entities Use Reputation to Monetize Bad Patents

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 548 (59,813)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

patent, assertion, entity, non-practicing, troll, licensing, litigation, predatory, predation, reputation, intellectual property, innovation, thicket, technology, fee shifting, SHIELD Act, software, welfare

7.

Complex Bundled Discounts and Antitrust Policy

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 57, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Herbert Hovenkamp and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 478 (70,915)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, Monopoly, Sherman Act, Bundled Discount, Predatory Pricing, Tying

8.

Exclusionary Bundled Discounts and the Antitrust Modernization Commission

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 53, 2008, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2017
Herbert Hovenkamp and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 457 (74,884)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, Monopoly, Discounting, Public Policy, Competition, Bundling

9.

Tying, Exclusivity, and Standard-Essential Patents

19 Columbia Science and Technology Law Review 79 (2017)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 454 (75,519)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Standard-Essential Patents, SEPs, FRAND, RAND, Qualcomm, Apple, FTC, standard setting, antitrust, licensing, holdup, tying, exclusive dealing, loyalty discounting, monopolization, exhaustion

10.

Patent Pools and Related Technology Sharing

Cambridge Handbook of Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and High Tech (Roger D. Blair & D. Daniel Sokol, eds. 2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 392 (89,686)

Abstract:

Loading...

patents, patent pools, innovation, antitrust, collusion, exclusion, transaction costs

11.

Anticompetitive Patent Injunctions

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 3, 2016, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Thomas F. Cotter
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 378 (93,606)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

patent, injunction, injunctive relief, remedies, nonpracticing entities, innovation, litigation, licensing, entry, integration, organization, welfare, competition, licensing, Federal Circuit

12.

FTC v. Qualcomm: New Frontiers in the Antitrust-IP Interface

Forthcoming, Regulatory Review.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 375 (94,467)

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, FRAND, patent, licensing, exclusive dealing, tying, loyalty discounting

13.

Challenge Restraints and the Scope of the Patent

1 Antitrust Chronicle 48, 2016.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 353 (101,188)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Patent, validity, infringement, antitrust, challenge, no-challenge, licensing, reverse settlement, pay for delay, Actavis, Hatch-Waxman

14.
Downloads 323 (111,659)
Citation 1

Switching Costs, Path Dependence, and Patent Holdup

Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Thomas F. Cotter, Erik Hovenkamp and Norman Siebrasse
University of Minnesota Law School, University of Southern California School of Law and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Loading...

patents, patent holdup, path dependence, patent licensing, switching costs, lock-in, standards, standard-essential patents, patent injunctions, hold-up, competition policy, opportunism, antitrust

Demystifying Patent Holdup

76 Washington & Lee Law Review 1501 (2019)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Thomas F. Cotter, Erik Hovenkamp and Norman Siebrasse
University of Minnesota Law School, University of Southern California School of Law and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law
Downloads 323 (110,979)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

patents, patent holdup, path dependence, patent licensing, switching costs, lock-in, standards, standard-essential patents, patent injunctions, hold-up, competition policy, opportunism, antitrust

15.

A Broader Look at Patent Royalties and Antitrust

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 322 (112,067)

Abstract:

Loading...

patents, intellectual property, licensing, cross-licensing, patent pool, royalty, antitrust, competition policy, vertical restraints, welfare, double marginalization, royalty stacking, collusion, price fixing, cartel, price competition

16.

Delayed Entry Settlements at the Patent Office

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 306 (118,352)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

Patent, Patent Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, PTAB, reverse payment, pay for delay, Actavis, Antitrust., USPOT, pharmaceutical patent, drug patent, Hatch-Waxman

17.

Patent Prospect Theory and Competitive Innovation

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 280 (129,930)

Abstract:

Loading...

patents, prospect theory, Kitch, competition, innvation, inverted U

18.

Buying Monopoly: Antitrust Limits on Damages for Externally Acquired Patents

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 25, P. 39, 2017, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Erik Hovenkamp and Herbert Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 274 (132,947)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

patents, antitrust, acquisitions, monopolization, patent assertion entities, damages, remedies

19.

Startup Acquisitions, Error Costs, and Antitrust Policy

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 May 2019
Kevin Bryan and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 269 (135,453)

Abstract:

Loading...

antitrust, startup, start-up, acquisitions, error costs, mergers, vertical mergers, innovation, compulsory licensing

Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 138 (248,350)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Patents, Antitrust, Patent Settlements, Innovation, Licensing, Horizontal Restraints, Validity, Patent Quality, Reverse Payment, Pay for Delay, Actavis

Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 85 (349,099)

Abstract:

Loading...

Patents, Antitrust, Patent Settlements, Innovation, Licensing, Horizontal Restraints, Validity, Patent Quality, Reverse Payment, Pay for Delay, Actavis

Proportional Restraints in Horizontal Patent Settlements

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 38 (517,664)

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, Patents, Litigation, Settlements, Horizontal Restraints, Collusion, Pay-for-Delay, Robust Design

21.

Antitrust Law and Patent Settlement Design

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 225 (161,549)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, Patent Settlement, Actavis, Horizontal Restraints, Anticompetitive Patent Settlement, Pay for Delay, Reverse Payment, Antitrust and Patent Law

22.

Tying and Exclusion in FRAND Licensing: Evaluating Qualcomm

Antitrust Source, Forthcoming, Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3523797
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 May 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Timothy Simcoe
University of Southern California School of Law and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 207 (175,567)

Abstract:

Loading...

FRAND, RAND, standards, standard-setting, licensing, antitrust, tying, exclusive dealing

23.

Competition, Inalienability, and the Economic Analysis of Patent Law

21 Stanford Technology Law Review 33 (2018)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Erik Hovenkamp
University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 184 (194,499)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

patent, antitrust, intellectual proprty, inalienability, Coase, law and economics, litigation, settlement, reverse payment, pay for delay, Actavis, FTC, Rule 4, settlement review, Noerr-Pennington, Hatch-Waxman, pharmaceuticals, property dispute, bargaining failure, externality, patent acquisitions

24.

Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation

Erik Hovenkamp & Steven C. Salop, Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation, USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS20-12 (2020)., Erik Hovenkamp & Steven C. Salop, Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 20-12 (2020).
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
University of Southern California School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 183 (195,446)

Abstract:

Loading...

Antitrust, litigation, private enforcement, settlement, exclusion, competition policy, presumptions

25.

How Patent Damages Skew Licensing Markets

Review of Litigation, 2017 Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 774, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 592
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Jonathan S. Masur
University of Southern California School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 174 (204,222)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Patent damages, comparable licenses, Georgia-Pacific, patent licensing, patent litigaiton, patent remedies

26.

Profitable Double Marginalization

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Kevin Bryan and Erik Hovenkamp
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Southern California School of Law
Downloads 164 (214,724)

Abstract:

Loading...

Double marginalization, double markups, royalty stacking, antitrust, vertical integration, theory of the firm, pricing, vertical restraints, delegation, conjectural variation

27.

Vertical Mergers and the MFN Thicket in Television

Antitrust Chronicle, 2018
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Neel U. Sukhatme
University of Southern California School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 129 (260,748)

Abstract:

Loading...

Vertical Merger, Vertical Integration, Antitrust, Most-favored Nation, MFN, AT&T, Time-Warner, Comcast, Double Marginalization, MVPD, OTT, Programming, Merger-specific, Reciprocal Dealing, Coordination

28.

Online Appendix for 'Delayed Entry Settlements at the Patent Office'

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 50 (454,973)

Abstract:

Loading...

29.

Antitrust Limits on Patent Settlements: A New Approach

Journal of Industrial Economics (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Apr 2021
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 37 (531,146)

Abstract:

Loading...

antitrust, patent settlement, horizontal restraints, collusion, litigation, licensing, pay for delay, reverse payment, robust design, patent system

30.

Online Appendix: Antitrust Limits on Patent Settlements: A New Approach

Journal of Industrial Economics (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Erik Hovenkamp and Jorge Lemus
University of Southern California School of Law and University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 13 (658,466)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

31.

Strategic Incentives in Non-Coasean Litigation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2021
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
University of Southern California School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 11 (680,369)

Abstract:

Loading...

litigation, settlement, rent seeking, law and economics, antitrust, externalities