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23 July 2019
Competition policy has moved to the first rank of policy debate around the world, and has even become the subject of slogans in political campaigns. Speakers at the Chatham House Competition Policy Conference on 23 May 2019 identified various issues that are driving...
Global Intellectual Property Newsletter – 22nd Edition – IP Topics in Consumer Goods and other IP Topics
6 June 2019
We welcome you to the 22nd Edition of the Clifford Chance Global IP Newsletter, in which we will focus on IP-related questions in connection with consumer goods. We start with an overview on the current topic of influencer marketing where our colleagues from the...
21 March 2019
We welcome you to the 21st edition of our Global IP Newsletter in which we would like to shed once again some light on current topics in the world of Intellectual Property. With Brexit looming on 29 March 2019, this March edition will begin with a brief overview...
The First EU General Court judgment on State Aid through tax rulings – are there wider implications?
8 March 2019
On 14 February 2019, the EU General Court annulled the European Commission's State aid decision relating to the Belgian excess profit ruling system. The General Court found that the European Commission was wrong to consider that aid was granted by...
27 February 2019
Clifford Chance partnered with the Australian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications for a half day seminar looking at the key issues that have arisen in relation to the Inquiry, which was held on 11 February 2019. Rod Sims, the Chair of...
Thomas Vinje edits The Law Reviews "Intellectual Property and Antitrust Review" for the third year running
30 July 2018
Intellectual property is taking a more and more central position in the global economy, and this is true not only in highly developed economies, but also in emerging ones. China and India, to take just two examples, are moving rapidly up the value chain and now...
16 July 2018
The UK Government has published its long-awaited White Paper, "The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union". This follows the agreement reached by the UK Cabinet which precipitated the resignations of the Brexit Secretary...
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...
20 April 2018
The EU Court of Justice has ruled that where dominant businesses supply to customers with which they do not compete and charge higher prices to certain customers, they will only be committing a breach of EU antitrust laws if it can be shown that such discrimination...
23 March 2018
On Friday 23 March 2018, the EU announced that agreement in principle had been reached on a transition (or 'implementation') period running from the UK's withdrawal from the EU on 29 March 2019 to the end of 2020, during which the UK would retain access...