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From 5 to 6 July

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5 July

Keynote: Pierre REGIBEAU | Chief Economist, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)

Jonathan BARNETT | Professor, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California, Los Angeles (bio)
Florian MUELLER | Founder, FOSS Patents, Germany (bio)
Fabian GONELL | Senior Vice President, Licensing Strategy and Legal Counsel, Qualcomm, San Diego (bio)

Moderator: Shreya GUPTA | Principal, Oxera, London (bio)


6 July

Keynote: Marcus SMITH | President, Competition Appeal Tribunal, London (bio)

Avantika CHOWDHURY | Partner, Oxera, London (bio)
Lorenzo COPPI | Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, London (bio)
Huw EDWARDS | Director, Head of Litigation Operations, Nokia, Munich (bio)

Moderator: Paul LUGARD | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels (bio)


If you would like to read about this event’s topic, you can access the following Concurrences documents. If you do not have access, please inquire for Subscription here.

1. Peter D. Camesasca, Martin Juhasz, The EU Commission publishes its draft regulation on standard essential patents with the aim to provide more transparency and predictability in this area, 27 April 2023

2. Igor Nikolic, The EU Commission reviews draft legislative proposal to regulate the licensing framework for standard-essential patents, 31 March 2023

3. Elias Olsson, Steve Ross, Peter L’Ecluse, The UK High Court issues second landmark ruling in a FRAND royalty rates dispute (InterDigital / Lenovo), 16 March 2023

4. Catherine Longeval, Michael Clancy, Peter L’Ecluse, Koen T’Syen, The Spanish Competition Authority fines a contraceptive products company for abuse of dominant position over alleged abuse of patent rights (Merck Sharp & Dohme), 25 October 2022,

5. Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Peter Rowland, Jose Munoz, The EU Commission issues Statement of Objections against a pharmaceutical company over alleged abuse of dominance consisting of misuse of divisional patents and a disparagement campaign against its closest competitor (Teva), 10 October 2022

6. Gabriella Muscolo, Luca Arnaudo, Patent Settlements: An overview of US, EU and national case law, 1 September 2022

7. Sarah Bayer, The US Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit rejects a "patent thicket" allegation against a pharmaceutical company, on the claim of prevention of market entry (AbbVie), 1 August 2022


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