Clause 8

"To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries."

U.S. Const. Art. I, Sec. 8, Cl. 8

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Episode 10: Makan Delrahim

  March 26, 2019

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim


Makan Delrahim is the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division. Makan is the first registered patent attorney in that role and has already made some significant changes with regards to the DoJ’s approach to intellectual property issues and encouraging innovation.

During this episode, we discussed Makan’s personal story, the Antirust Division itself, the intersection between patent and antitrust issues, the relationship between the DoJ and the FTC, Standard Setting Organizations, and many other topics.

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