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McSweeny takes on DOJ’s Delrahim over patent hold-up

As she closes in on her final weeks as a member of the Federal Trade Commission, Terrell McSweeny apparently has decided to go out with a bang.

McSweeny, a Democrat whose term ended last September but will remain until her replacement is confirmed, has taken on Makan Delrahim, the Justice Department’s antitrust chief, who has repeatedly insisted that “patent hold-up” isn’t an antitrust problem.

McSweeny adamantly disagrees, contending that antitrust enforcement is required to combat patent hold-up, which she said in a statement released on March...

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