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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


16th Global IP Newsletter

16 March 2018

In this December Newsletter we focus on changes to national and international legislation, as well as new case law, in particular with respect to IP at the interface of antitrust law and questions related to ownership in data.

  • Barcelona: The new Spanish Patent Act regulates compulsory licensing as a remedy for anticompetitive practices
  • Düsseldorf: Confidentiality in FRAND negotiations
  • Brussels: EU Commission on "FRAND": New guidance on the “F” in “FRAND” is forthcoming
  • Barcelona: Beware antitrust law when assigning or licensing a technology. An overview of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 316/2014 on technology licensing and transfer agreements
  • Paris: French Statute of Limitations in patent nullity actions
  • Hong Kong: Data dynamics – concepts of ownership and control in Asia-Pacific
  • Milan: Italian antitrust perspectives on data, databases and information
  • Prague: The impact of the GDPR on data processing in cloud computing
  • London / Brussels: Access to and ownership of non-personal data
  • Paris: Infringement of community design rights - EU member state courts held to be competent in issuing measures against co-defendants established in other EU member states
  • Warsaw: Significance of a trade mark's reputation in the process of reviewing an objection to registration
  • Sydney: Section 51(3) faces repeal – do not pass GO, do not collect $200…

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