The purpose of this book is to examine the experience of a number of countries in grappling with the problems of reconciling the two fields of competition policy and intellectual property rights. The book discusses the variation in legislative models as well as the wide variety of judicial and administrative doctrines that have been used. The jurisdictions selected for study are the EU, the USA and India. The book will discuss a number of issues closely related to the interface between competition law and intellectual property rights. The book includes sufficient number of case studies to help reader understand the common goals and friction between IPRs and compeition law.