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About Logan Breed, Hogan Lovells

Logan Breed is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan Lovells. Logan concentrates his practice on antitrust clearance of mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation, and non-merger antitrust investigations. He also counsels clients on a wide variety of issues, including joint ventures and other strategic alliances between competitors; antitrust compliance; pricing, distribution, and distributor and dealer relations; and consumer protection matters. Logan represents clients in matters before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and various State Attorneys General. Logan has extensive experience in a wide variety of industries, including computer software and hardware, e-commerce, telecommunications, media and entertainment, defense, healthcare, and energy.
DOJ and FTC Consider NPE Antitrust Issues

Over the last decade, the patent landscape has been dramatically altered by the rise of entities whose business model is to acquire significant patent portfolios and aggressively pursue license fees from businesses selling products that may infringe on some of those patents. Such companies are known as “non-practicing entities” (NPEs) or “patent assertion entities” (or, in some circles, “patent trolls”) because they do not manufacture or sell any products to consumers. The U.S. antitrust agencies are considering how the antitrust laws should apply to NPEs, and one news organization has reported that the agencies intend to hold a workshop later this year to address the issue.

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