This Comment will address two primary issues. First, it will analyze the basis of sovereign immunity rights of tribes, with a focus on the relationship between intellectual property rights and sovereignty. Second, it will discuss whether this arrangement violates the antitrust laws of the United States. This Comment concludes that even if a claim of tribal sovereign immunity is legitimate, it is likely that such an arrangement still violates the relevant antitrust claims.
Tribal Sovereign Immunity as a Defense at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board? Or a Violation of U.S. Antitrust Laws?,
23 Marq. Intellectual Property L. Rev. 57
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