V. Kolosha, PhD in Economics, Assistant, O. Borysenko, PhD in Philology, Associate Professor Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND COMPETITION POLICY

The article reveals special features of interrelation between intellectual property law and competition policy. The author proves that IPR can create significant entry barriers and restrict competition on goods and services markets. Recommendations towards harmonization of intellectual property law and competition policy in transition economies are given.

Key words: intellectual property rights; competition; entry barriers; competition policy.

Date of submission 23.09.2017

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17721/1728-2667.2017/195-6/1

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