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A conversation with Peter Harper, partner, Annabel Borg, principal associate PSL and Claire Morgan, principal associate, in the London office of...
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Produced in partnership with Eversheds Sutherland LLP 12th Jan
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Economic transactions carried out by Member States do not confer an advantage in favour of an undertaking, and therefore do not constitute State aid...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 12th Jan
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A conversation with David Fruitman, regional competition counsel and senior consultant at regional law firm DFDL on key issues on merger control in...
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Produced in partnership with DFDL 12th Jan
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This Practice Note makes frequent references to two legal instruments issued by the European Commission that are designed to assist parties and their...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 12th Jan
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Article 102 TFEU prohibits undertakings which hold a dominant position within the EU or a substantial part of it from abusing that dominant position,...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 12th Jan
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Competition concerns relating to collective dominance and oligopolies may be dealt with in various ways under EU and UK competition laws:•Article 101...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 12th Jan
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A conversation with Sami Kallel, at partner Tunisian law firm Kallel & Associates, on key issues on merger control in Tunisia.NOTE–to see whether...
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Produced in partnership with Kallel & Associates 12th Jan

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Intellectual Property Rights (‘IPRs’) enable their owner to exclude third parties from use of the relevant protected subject matter. Excluding, or...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows LLP 8th Jan
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The challenges of balancing intellectual property rights (IPRs) and competition law are not new. At first sight, the aims of IPRs and competition law...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 8th Jan
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A common IP dispute is where one party—in this note usually the claimant—alleges infringement of its patent and the defendant challenges the patent’s...
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8th Jan
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Intellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint development of new technology, may have a...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows LLP 8th Jan
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The Technology Transfer Block Exemption (TTBE, Regulation 316/2014) provides a safe harbour for certain intellectual property rights (IPRs)...
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22nd Dec
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Intellectual property laws confer exclusive rights on holders of patents, copyright, design rights, trademarks and other legally protected rights. The...
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22nd Dec
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Purpose of FRAND termsOccasionally, companies involved in high-tech industries co-operate to devise common standards. For example, mobile telephone...
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