10

EU Competition Law and Intellectual Property

13.5hours
2credits
Module

Sessions

  1. 21.05.2021 13:30
  2. 28.05.2021 13:30
  3. 04.06.2021 13:30

This module will cover in particular the following topics

  1. Economic rationale for the protection of intellectual creations
  2. Various types of IPRs and their respective regulatory frameworks
  3. Alternative instruments to encourage innovation
  4. Use and abuse of IP rights, including IP Licensing practices and compulsory licensing
  5. Competition Law and IP in ICT and platform markets
  6. Cumulative innovations, hold-up and tragedy of the anti-commons
  7. Standard-setting, network effects and licensing
  8. The pharmaceutical sector inquiry and patent settlements

In partnership with

Brussels School of Competition