Austrian National Reports:
By Gerhard Fussenegger: Are settlement processes, leniency, transactions, commitments and other types of transactional resolution of antitrust proceedings, consistent and compatible with due process and the fundamental rights of the parties?
By Max W. Mosing: To what extent does the principle of exhaustion of IP rights apply to the on-line industry?
Dear Members of the League!
We have prepared an interesting scientific program which focuses on current hot topics in competition law and intellectual property:
Working Session Question A:
- Are settlement processes, leniency, transactions, commitments and other types of transactional resolution of antitrust proceedings, consistent and compatible with due process and the fundamental rights of the parties? Chairman: Enrico Adriano Raffaelli, Attorney-at-law, Milan, Italy International Reporter: Pranvera Këllezi, Attorney-at-law, Geneva (Switzerland)
AUSTRIAN NATIONAL REPORT (by Gerhard Fussenegger) SEE DOWNLOAD BELOW!
Working Session Question B:
-To what extent does the principle of exhaustion of IP rights apply to the on-line industry?
Chairman: Gregory Sorreaux, Attorney-at-law, Brussels (Belgium) International Reporter: Prof. Vincenzo Franceschelli, Milan (Italy)
AUSTRIAN NATIONAL REPORT (by Max W. Mosing) SEE DOWNLOAD BELOW!
Furthermore, keynote speeches and panel discussions have also been organized:
• Panel discussion:
- New practices on-line (most favored nation clause, reverse auctions, etc.): distorting and/or stimulating competition?Moderator: Martine Karsenty-Ricard, Attorney-at-law, Paris (France) - Aftermarkets: IP rights vs market protection?
Moderator: Fabrizio Jacobacci, Attorney-at-law, Turin (Italy) • Key-note speaker:
- The revised block exemption for technology transfer agreements: more evolution than revolution? Tobias Mass, DG Competition, Unit A: Antitrust Case Support and Policy, Brussels (Belgium)
- The Directive on antitrust damages actions: finish line or starting block? Daniele Calisti, DG Competition, Unit A1: Private enforcement, Brussels (Belgium)
Turin is easily accessible and lies in the heart of Europe. By airplane: Turin-Caselle International Airport or from Milan/Malpensa International Airport but with easy links to Turin (Milan/Malpensa is halfway between Milan and Turin). Turin can also be easily reached by car and by train.
For further information, please visit the LIDC website, www.ligue.org
We hope to see you in Turin at our next Congress. Kind regards,
Prof. Giuseppe Sena Dr. Gusztáv Bacher
President of the Italian Group
President of the LIDC
Organiser of the Turin Congress
LIDC-2014-Austria-QuestionA-transactional_resolutions_of_antitrust_proceedings_.pdf [LIDC-2014-Austria-QuestionA-transactional_resolutions_of_antitrust_proceedings_.pdf, 380 KB]
LIDC-2014-Austria-QuestionB-principle_of_exhaustion_on-line.pdf [LIDC-2014-Austria-QuestionB-principle_of_exhaustion_on-line.pdf, 293 KB]
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