Webinar held on Tuesday 7 June 2022
See below for the documentation of this webinar.
#1 SEPS : IS THERE A NEED TO REVIEW THE BALANCE BETWEEN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND ANTITRUST PRIORITIES ?
The panel will focus on the announced EU Commission’s framework for licensing, litigation, and remedies of standard-essential patents (SEPs) and regulatory initiatives in other jurisdictions.
Keynote : Pierre REGIBEAU | Chief Economist, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Jonathan BARNETT | Professor, Gould School of Law at University of Southern California (bio)
Giovanni NAPOLITANO | Director, Intellectual Property and Competition Policy, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva (bio)
Maureen OHLHAUSEN | Partner, Baker Botts, Washington, D.C. (bio)
Michael SCHLOEGL | Head of IP SEP, General IP Counsel RO, Continental, Frankfurt (bio)
Moderator : Avantika CHOWDHURY | Partner, Oxera, London (bio)
The panel will discuss dispute-related issues associated with the licensing of SEPs, including main developments in Germany, the US and other key jurisdictions, ASIs, and the future of SEP litigation.
Keynote : Christine WILSON | Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. (bio)
Adrian HOWES | Head of IP & Standards - IP Regulatory Affairs, Nokia, London (bio)
Michael L. KEELEY | Partner, Axinn, Washington D.C. (bio)
Florian MUELLER | Founder, Foss Patents, Munich (bio)
Renato NAZZINI | Professor, King’s College London (bio)
Gunnar NIELS | Partner, Oxera, Oxford (bio)
Moderator : Paul LUGARD | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels (bio)
Agencies : Autorité de la concurrence, Bangladesh Competition Commission, Caricom Competition Commission, Cofece, DG COMP, DGCCRF, Ecuadorian Competition Authority, EFTA Surveillance Authority, European Commission, Greek Ministry of Culture & Sports, Kenyan Competition Authority, Malaysian Competition Authority, Monopolkommission, Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, Portuguese Ministry Of Justice, Singaporian Competition And Consumer Commission, Spanish Competition Authority, Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, Thailand Central Intellectual Property And International Trade Court, UK Competition & Market Authority, United Kingdom Competition Appeal Tribunal, US Federal Trade Commission, etc.
Corporations : Abbott, Abi, Aeon Mobility, Airbus, Apollo, Apple, Aptar, Asahi Kasei , BBC, BMW, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bosch, BT, Caterpillar, Centrica, Cisco, Comscore, Conocophillips, Continental, Dassault Systèmes, Ericsson, Essilor, ETSI, Fortum, Honda Motor, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Interdigital, Koch, Lyondellbasell, Mastercard, Mercedes-Benz, Merck, Microsoft, Nokia, Ocean Network Express, Qualcomm, Redcard, Rignet, RTE, Solvay, Thales, Truphone, Verizon, ZTE, etc.
Law firms : A&L Goodbody, Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Baker Botts, Baker Mckenzie, Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates, Bird & Bird, Bowmans, Bristows, Ciotti E Domenella, Cleary Gottlieb, Clifford Chance, Cobalt, Constantine Cannon, Cooley, Cortazar Urdaneta, Covington & Burling, Croplife, Crowell & Moring, Dechert, Delcade, Demarest, Dentons, Dimitrova & Partners, Dittmar & Indrenius, Dla Piper, Elisabeth Opie, Eversheds Sutherland, Fréget Glaser, Freshfields, Glade Michel Wirtz, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, Gowling WLG, Hausfeld, Heinz & Zagrosek, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan Lovells, Jones Day, K&L Gates, Klein Lawyers, L&L Partners, Lee & Ko, Linklaters, Maravela, Popescu & Asociatii, Mc Dermott Will & Emery, Mewburn, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Morrison & Foerster, Nedelka Kubáč, Norton Rose Fulbright, O’Melveny & Myers, Oh-Ebashi, Orrick, Oxera, Preiskel, Quinn Emanuel, Robledo, Saikrishna & Associates, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Shearn Delamore, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, Sidley Austin, Simmons & Simmons, Squire Patton Boggs, Steptoe & Johnson, Studio Legale Ciotti E Domenella, Studio Legale Jacobacci, Sullivan & Cromwell, Van Bael & Bellis, Viering, Jentschura & Partner, Vivien & Associés, White & Case, Wiggin And Dana, Wilmerhale, Wilson Sonsini, Winston & Strawn, Yieldlegal, Zhonglun, etc.
Economic Consultancies : The Brattle Group, Tabe Consulting, Saga Economics, RBB Economics, Positive Competition, Oxera Consulting, MAPP Economics, KPMG, Itam, GMT Economics, Gidari, Genesis Analytics, FTI Consulting, Frontier Economics, Flint Global, Cornerstone Research, Copenhagen Economics, Compass Lexecon, Charles River Associates (CRA), Berkeley Research Group, Analysis Group, Alvarez & Marsal, etc.
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.
Panel 1 : SEPs : Is There a Need to Review the Balance Between Intellectual Property and Antitrust Priorities ?
2- Steve Ross, The UK Government launches a call for views on standard essential patents in order to better understand whether the current SEPs framework is functioning efficiently, supports innovation and strikes the right balance for all entities involved, 7 December 2021
3- Jaclyn Phillips, Abdul Hafiz, Trina Shek Rizzo, Kathryn Jordan Mims, The US DoJ quietly walks back prior administrative-era support of standard essential patent holders over standard-setting organizations and patent licensees, 29 September 2021
Panel 2 : FRAND and SEPs Litigation
3- Katharina Bongs, The EU Court of Justice orders the removal of a request for a preliminary ruling by the Regional Court of Dusseldorf regarding the licensing of standard essential patents in multi-layered supply chains (Nokia / Daimler), 24 June 2021
The 2nd edition of the "IP & Antitrust : Hot Issues" Conference is organised by Concurrences Review, in partnership with Baker Botts and Oxera Consulting, with the support of panel and media sponsors. Please register for the webinar of each panel if you wish to attend several sessions. These webinars are open to all without fee/cost. The list of attendees will be communicated to the speakers. By registering for a webinar, you are submitting your information to the webinar organisers, who will use it to communicate with you regarding this event and their other services. This webinar will be recorded. If your question is selected for the Q&A session, you are consenting to be recorded. The official hashtag of this event on our social media is #IPAntitrust. Use it to get updated and add your inputs to the discussions. See above this page for the links to our social media accounts. Conference accredited by the CPD Certification Service and by the Paris Bar.