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Global Intellectual Property Newsletter - 18th Issue - SEP/FRAND and other IP topics

19 June 2018

Welcome to the 18th Edition of the Clifford Chance Global IP Newsletter. We will be providing you with an overview of current topics from around the globe, taking a specific look at fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory ("FRAND") licences as well as other recent and notable cases and legislation.

  • Germany: Update on the latest decisions by German Courts regarding FRAND/SEP anticompetitive practices
  • Spain: The latest European Commission guidance on FRAND licensing of SEPs
  • China: Huawei v. Samsung: FRAND litigation in China
  • China: Understanding China’s technology transfer regime
  • France: Status of arbitration of intellectual property disputes in France: from a general prohibition to an enhanced promotion
  • Italy: Arbitrability of unfair competition disputes
  • Germany: Protection of trade secrets under German law – recent legislative developments
  • Italy: The Court of Milan issues on ambush marketing in advertising
  • United Kingdom: The importance of clarity and precision in trade mark applications
  • Spain: Recent decisions handed down by the Barcelona Commercial Courts within the 36context of the 2018 Mobile World Congress


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