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date: 04 December 2020

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Section 7.1 provides a brief overview of the role of IPRs in promoting innovation, according to standard economic theory. Section 7.2 discusses the relationship between antitrust and IP law in promoting social welfare. Section 7.3 then highlights three ways in which antitrust can play a useful role in innovation policy. Section 7.4 concludes.

Keywords: antitrust, innovation, intellectural property rights, intellectual property law, IPRs

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