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British Group of the Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence (International League for Competition Law)

Competition Law Association


PAST EVENTS


Promoting Competition in the regulated sectors - which way forward?
Date: Thursday 2nd October, 2014
Speakers: Michael Grenfell, Deb Jones & Catherine Davies
Venue: King & Wood Mallesons
 
 
Lessons from recent follow-on damages cases: the Dow and National Grid litigation
Date: Tuesday 23rd September, 2014
Speakers: Daniel Jowell, Daniel Beard & Cristina Caffarra
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills

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Annual General Meeting
"The counterfactual: the influence of rational and irrational behaviour in determining causation and quantum" 

Date: 3rd July , 2014
Speaker: Mrs Justice Vivien Rose DBE
Venue: Addleshaw Goddard

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"Enlarged health warning and plain packaging for cigarettes: Are the IP and competition issues being ignored?" 
Date: 26th June, 2014
Speakers: Spyros Maniatis, Alastair Mackay and Jonathan Griffiths
Venue: Arnold & Porter UK LLP

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"Pay TV under the competition regulators' scrutiny - the French and UK perspectives"
Date: 20th May, 2014
Speakers: Didier Theophile, Stephen Wisking and Josh Holmes
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

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LIDC Questions Workshop
Date: 15th May, 2014
Venue: MacFarlanes LLP

 

"The Microsoft/Skype appeal: A new direction in judicial review of merger decisions and reflections on assessing mergers in new markets"
Date: 12th May, 2014
Speakers: Gavin Bushell, Dr. Georg Berrisch & Dr Johannes Luebking

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"Competition law and procurement in the healthcare sector: recent developments"
Date: 29th April, 2014
Speakers: Jonathan Blackburn, Alastair Mordaunt & Simon Taylor

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The 16th Annual Burrell Lecture & Dinner
"Intellectual Property: European Tribunals & UK Courts"

Date: 1st April, 2014
Speaker: The Rt. Hon. the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Ct.

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"Lookalikes - an unfair practice and unfair competition"
Date: 13th March, 2014
Speakers: Johanna Gibson & John Noble

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"Merger Efficiencies and the Failing Firm defence"
Date: 26th February, 2014
Speakers: Sheldon Mills, Nigel Parr & Mat Hughes

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 Joint Seminar with Bar European Group: Making use of economic evidence: practical issues
Date: Tuesday 3rd December, 2013
Speakers: Zoltan Biro, Dr. Mike Walker & Dr. Chris Walters

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"Reverse patent settlements: when has competition law a role to play?"
Date: Wednesday 27th November, 2013
Speakers: Romano Subiotto QC, Brian Sher & Mat Hughes

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"Surveying the damage: after all the shouting what's left for surveys in IP cases?"
Date: 14th November, 2013
Speakers: Emma Himsworth QC & Alaina Newnes  

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Assessing Competition in Hospital Mergers
Date:Monday 30th September, 2013
Speakers: Alistair Lindsay, Nelson Jung & Dr. Avantika Chowdhury

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CLA Panel Session - The dynamic between UK and EU Private Actions Reforms
Date: Monday 9th September, 2013   

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Update on UK Competition Litigation: the CAT's judgment in Albion Water
Date:Thursday 27th June, 2013
Speakers:Meredith Pickford & Matthew Cook

 

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AGM & Part II Series on Procedural Rights
Date: 22nd May 2013
Speakers: Kassie Smith QC & Dr Daniele Calisti

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LIDC Questions Workshop
Date: 9th May 2013
Venue: Monckton Chambers 

 

Series on Procedural Rights: Part I
"Privilege: Its scope under English and Community Law"
Speakers: Charles Hollander QC, Nicholas Fox and Paolo Palmigiano
Date: 29th April 2013

 

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The 15th Annual Burrell Competition Lecture & Dinner
"The New Competition and Markets Authority"
Speaker: Alex Chisholm
Date: 24th April 2013 

 

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Anti-trust issues in on-line retailing - in search of legal principles?
Speakers: Frances Murphy, Ed Smith and Paul Hofer.
Date: 13 December 2012  

 

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 Euro defences to IP Infringement: Does the recent decision in Sun v M Tech mark the end of Euro-defences and are injunctions available when a FRAND commitment has been given?
Speakers: Guy Tritton and Mathew Heim.
Date: 28 November 2012 

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Euro Seminar on European Patent Litigation System
Moderator: Mr Justice Arnold
Speakers: Kerstin Jorna, Christopher Stothers, Sabine Age and Christian Stoll.
Date: 21 November 2012 

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The Practical and Legal Implications of the recent CAT Judgment in the Cardiff Bus Case
Speakers:  Peter Lukacs, Adam Aldred and Colin West
Date: 1 October 2012

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Roundtable Discussion on Private Actions
Speakers:  Various
Date: 10 July 2012

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The IP & Competition Law Interface: Part II
'Abuse' of IPRs 
Speakers:  Mark Brealey QC and Robert O'Donoghue
Date: 26 June 2012   

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AGM
The IP & Competition Law Interface: Part I
Role of Competition Authorities in IP Matters
Speakers:  Amelia Fletcher and Maurits Dolmans
Date: 12 June 2012 

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The Work of the Patents County Court
Speaker:  His Honour Judge Colin Birss QC
Date: 22 May 2012

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LIDC Questions Workshop
National Reporters: David Bailey and Ben Longstaff
Date: 14 May 2012

Harmonisation by Stealth: The ECJ and European Copyright
Speaker: Professor Lionel Bently
Date: 1 May 2012

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Merger Control & Article 102: Friends or Strangers?
Speakers: Miguel de la Mano, Cristina Caffarra and Alastair Mordaunt
Date: 23 April 2012

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Media Plurality & Mergers: Key Talking Points from Case Law and Policy
Speakers: Antonio Bavasso and Daniel Beard QC
Date: 22 March 2012

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14th Burrell Competition Lecture
European Competition Law, Fundamental Rights & the 'Luxembourg (EU) Courts'

Speaker: Eleanor Sharpston QC
Date: 1 March 2012 

UK Private Actions Update and Reform
Speakers: Nicholas Green QC, Ben Rayment and Jane Swift
Date: 1 February 2012

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Murphy's Law?
Speakers: Thomas Graf, Ben Allgrove and Bart-Jan Gorissen
Date: 13 December 2011

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Where Next for European Trademark Law?
Speakers: Graeme Dinwoodie and Peter Lawrence
Date: 22 November 2011

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International Cooperation in Competition Law - What assistance can (and should) established competition authorities provide newer authorities (with particular reference to China and India)?
Speakers: Ed Smith, Alex Potter, Shweta Shroff Chopra and Karen Ip
Date: 24 October 2011 

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Freedom of Information Act: Essentials for Competition, Regulatory & IP Lawyers
Speaker: George Peretz, Monckton Chambers
Date:  12 July 2011

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Disclosure to Patent Offices: Therasense v. Becton Dickinson
Speaker: Dr. Christian Mammen
Date:  25 May 2011

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UK Reform of the UK Competition Law Regime
Speakers:  John Swift QC, Jane Swift (and other senior members of the BIS Policy Team), Alexander Cameron QC, Nicholas Green QC, Michael Grenfell and Simon Pritchard
Date:  4 May 2011   

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Liability of ISPs and Online Market Places for Conduct of their Users
Speakers:  Daphne Yao and Christopher Stothers
Date:  12 April 2011 

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Developments in UK Competition Law Fining Policy
Authors:  Jackie Holland, OfT and Philip Woolfe, Monckton Chambers
Date: 7 April 2011

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Co-operating with Competitors: EC Horizontal Guidelines 
Author:  Ian S. Forrester QC, White & Case LLP
Date: 12 January 2011

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Ever-expanding trade mark rights?
Author:  Illanah Simon Fhima
Date:  14 December 2010

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Are we still on the road to an effects-based approach under Article 102?
Authors:  Peter Lukacs, OFT and Robert O'Donoghue, Brick Court Chambers
Date: 3 November 2010

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Legal Privilege in light of the Akzo Judgment
Authors:  John Wotton, Vice President, Law Society and Peter Scott, Norton Rose
Date: 23 September 2010

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Recent Telecoms Cases in the CAT and Court of Appeal: what all competition lawyers should know 
Authors: Josh Holmes, Monckton Chambers, London
Date: 17 June 2010

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Implications of the recent Microsoft Choice Screen Settlement 
Authors: Dr. Annabelle Gawer, Imperial College Business School and
Oliver Bethell, Google
Date: 26 May 2010

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Ambush Marketing out in the Cold: London 2012 and lessons from the Vancouver Games 
Authors: Farisha Constable, LOCOG
Date: 22 April 2010

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13th Burrell Competition Lecture
The Role of the Judge in Competition Law: Enforcement - have we got it right?
Speaker: Judge Nicholas Forwood QC
Date: 8 March 2010

What do I need to know about Competition Law in Ireland and what can we learn from 20 years of its operation?
Authors: Dr Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody
Date: 25 February 2010

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What is an object infringement
Authors: Mark Hoskins QC and Nigel Parr, Ashurst
Date: 1 December 2009

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Look-Alikes, Smell-Alikes and Unfair Competition
Henry Carr QC, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Date:  18 November 2009  
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The Pharmaceutical Sector Inquiry: implications for the sector and beyond
Authors: Rowan Freeland , Simmons & Simmons and Stephen Kon, SJ Berwin
Date: 27 July 2009

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Pirate Bay, e-Bay and IP-riven business models
Authors: Jeremy Philips, Olswang and Becket McGrath, Berwin Leighton Paisner
Date: 4 June 2009

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Intel and L'Oreal - the story so far
Author: Simon Malynicz, Hogarth Chambers
Date: 7 April 2009

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PAST EVENTS

AGM & Part II Series on Procedural Rights
Date: 22nd May 2013, 6pm
Speakers: Kassie Smith QC & Dr Daniele Calisti

 

LIDC Questions Workshop
Date: 9th May 2013
Venue: Monckton Chambers 

 

Series on Procedural Rights: Part I
"Privilege: Its scope under English and Community Law"
Speakers: Charles Hollander QC, Nicholas Fox and Paolo Palmigiano
Date: 29th April 2013

 

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The 15th Annual Burrell Competition Lecture & Dinner
"The New Competition and Markets Authority"
Speaker: Alex Chisholm
Date: 24th April 2013 

 

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Anti-trust issues in on-line retailing - in search of legal principles?
Speakers: Frances Murphy, Ed Smith and Paul Hofer.
Date: 13 December 2012  

 

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 Euro defences to IP Infringement: Does the recent decision in Sun v M Tech mark the end of Euro-defences and are injunctions available when a FRAND commitment has been given?
Speakers: Guy Tritton and Mathew Heim.
Date: 28 November 2012 

Presentation slides will be uploaded shortly

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Euro Seminar on European Patent Litigation System
Moderator: Mr Justice Arnold
Speakers: Kerstin Jorna, Christopher Stothers, Sabine Age and Christian Stoll.
Date: 21 November 2012 

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The Practical and Legal Implications of the recent CAT Judgment in the Cardiff Bus Case
Speakers:  Peter Lukacs, Adam Aldred and Colin West
Date: 1 October 2012

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Roundtable Discussion on Private Actions
Speakers:  Various
Date: 10 July 2012

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The IP & Competition Law Interface: Part II
'Abuse' of IPRs 
Speakers:  Mark Brealey QC and Robert O'Donoghue
Date: 26 June 2012   

Click here to view slides 

AGM
The IP & Competition Law Interface: Part I
Role of Competition Authorities in IP Matters
Speakers:  Amelia Fletcher and Maurits Dolmans
Date: 12 June 2012 

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The Work of the Patents County Court
Speaker:  His Honour Judge Colin Birss QC
Date: 22 May 2012

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LIDC Questions Workshop
National Reporters: David Bailey and Ben Longstaff
Date: 14 May 2012

Harmonisation by Stealth: The ECJ and European Copyright
Speaker: Professor Lionel Bently
Date: 1 May 2012

Click here to view slides 

Click here to view meeting summary 

Merger Control & Article 102: Friends or Strangers?
Speakers: Miguel de la Mano, Cristina Caffarra and Alastair Mordaunt
Date: 23 April 2012

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Click here to view meeting summary 

Media Plurality & Mergers: Key Talking Points from Case Law and Policy
Speakers: Antonio Bavasso and Daniel Beard QC
Date: 22 March 2012

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14th Burrell Competition Lecture
European Competition Law, Fundamental Rights & the 'Luxembourg (EU) Courts'

Speaker: Eleanor Sharpston QC
Date: 1 March 2012 

UK Private Actions Update and Reform
Speakers: Nicholas Green QC, Ben Rayment and Jane Swift
Date: 1 February 2012

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Click here to view meeting summary 

Murphy's Law?
Speakers: Thomas Graf, Ben Allgrove and Bart-Jan Gorissen
Date: 13 December 2011

Click here to view slides 

Click here to view speaker notes 

The summary note for the above meeting will be uploaded shortly.

Where Next for European Trademark Law?
Speakers: Graeme Dinwoodie and Peter Lawrence
Date: 22 November 2011

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Click here to view slides 

The summary note for the above meeting will be uploaded shortly.

International Cooperation in Competition Law - What assistance can (and should) established competition authorities provide newer authorities (with particular reference to China and India)?
Speakers: Ed Smith, Alex Potter, Shweta Shroff Chopra and Karen Ip
Date: 24 October 2011 

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Freedom of Information Act: Essentials for Competition, Regulatory & IP Lawyers
Speaker: George Peretz, Monckton Chambers
Date:  12 July 2011

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The summary note for the above meeting will be uploaded shortly. 

Disclosure to Patent Offices: Therasense v. Becton Dickinson
Speaker: Dr. Christian Mammen
Date:  25 May 2011

Click here to view slides 

Click here to view meeting summary 
 

UK Reform of the UK Competition Law Regime
Speakers:  John Swift QC, Jane Swift (and other senior members of the BIS Policy Team), Alexander Cameron QC, Nicholas Green QC, Michael Grenfell and Simon Pritchard
Date:  4 May 2011   

Click here to view meeting summary 

Liability of ISPs and Online Market Places for Conduct of their Users
Speakers:  Daphne Yao and Christopher Stothers
Date:  12 April 2011 

Click here to view report 

Click here to view meeting summary 

Developments in UK Competition Law Fining Policy
Authors:  Jackie Holland, OfT and Philip Woolfe, Monckton Chambers
Date: 7 April 2011

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Click here to view slides 

Click here to view report 

Click here to view meeting summary 

Co-operating with Competitors: EC Horizontal Guidelines 
Author:  Ian S. Forrester QC, White & Case LLP
Date: 12 January 2011

Click here to view slides 

Click here to view meeting summary 

Ever-expanding trade mark rights?
Author:  Illanah Simon Fhima
Date:  14 December 2010

Click here to view slides 

Are we still on the road to an effects-based approach under Article 102?
Authors:  Peter Lukacs, OFT and Robert O'Donoghue, Brick Court Chambers
Date: 3 November 2010

Click here to view slides

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Legal Privilege in light of the Akzo Judgment
Authors:  John Wotton, Vice President, Law Society and Peter Scott, Norton Rose
Date: 23 September 2010

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Recent Telecoms Cases in the CAT and Court of Appeal: what all competition lawyers should know 
Authors: Josh Holmes, Monckton Chambers, London
Date: 17 June 2010

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Implications of the recent Microsoft Choice Screen Settlement 
Authors: Dr. Annabelle Gawer, Imperial College Business School and
Oliver Bethell, Google
Date: 26 May 2010

Click here to view slides

Click here to view slides

Ambush Marketing out in the Cold: London 2012 and lessons from the Vancouver Games 
Authors: Farisha Constable, LOCOG
Date: 22 April 2010

Click here to view slides 
 

13th Burrell Competition Lecture
The Role of the Judge in Competition Law: Enforcement - have we got it right?
Speaker: Judge Nicholas Forwood QC
Date: 8 March 2010

What do I need to know about Competition Law in Ireland and what can we learn from 20 years of its operation?
Authors: Dr Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody
Date: 25 February 2010

Click here to view slides

What is an object infringement
Authors: Mark Hoskins QC and Nigel Parr, Ashurst
Date: 1 December 2009

Click here to view slides 
Click here to view slides 

Look-Alikes, Smell-Alikes and Unfair Competition
Henry Carr QC, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Date:  18 November 2009  
Click here to view slides 

The Pharmaceutical Sector Inquiry: implications for the sector and beyond
Authors: Rowan Freeland , Simmons & Simmons and Stephen Kon, SJ Berwin
Date: 27 July 2009

Click here to view slides 
Click here to view slides 

Pirate Bay, e-Bay and IP-riven business models
Authors: Jeremy Philips, Olswang and Becket McGrath, Berwin Leighton Paisner
Date: 4 June 2009

Click here to view slides 
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Intel and L'Oreal - the story so far
Author: Simon Malynicz, Hogarth Chambers
Date: 7 April 2009

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