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2015

 



 

AGM
Phase 2 Inquiries in the CMA - a different approach?
Date: Wednesday 24th June, 2015
Venue: DLA Piper UK LLP
Speaker: Roger Witcomb

 

LIDC Questions Workshop
Date: 3rd June, 2015
Venue: Monckton Chambers

 

The role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator
Date: Wednesday 20th May, 2015
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills
Speaker: Christine Tacon

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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court Practice
Date: Monday 18th May, 2015
Venue: Courtroom 1, Competition Appeal Tribunal
Speaker: His Honour Judge Richard Hacon, District Judge Melissa Clarke & Angela Fox

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Procedural fairness in merger and market investigations
Date: Thursday 7th May, 2015
Venue: Shearman & Sterling LLP
Speaker: Jackie Holland, Stephen Smith & James Webber

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Fair use defence in trade mark case
Date: Tuesday 21st April, 2015
Venue: Pinsent Masons
Speaker: Iain Connor

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Private Litigation in Spain and the UK
Date: Thursday 5th February, 2015
Speakers: Andrew Bullion, Laura John & Jose Maria Jimenez-Laiglesia
Venue: Hausfeld & Co. LLP

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The 17th Annual Burrell Competition Lecture & Dinner
The Future of EU Financial Regulation: Implications for competition and the UK's place in Europe
Date: Wednesday 4th February, 2015
Venue: The Old Hall, Lincoln's Inn
Speaker: Mr Jonathan Faull

 



2014


Non-traditional trade marks
Date: Thursday 13th November, 2014
Speaker: Amanda Michaels
Venue: Withers LLP

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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2013


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, 6pm
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
Date: 29th April 2013
Speakers: Charles Hollander QC, Nicholas Fox and Paolo Palmigiano

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

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2012


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

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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?
Date: 28 November 2012
Speakers: Guy Tritton and Mathew Heim.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
Date: 1 May 2012
Speaker: Professor Lionel Bently

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

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

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14th Burrell Competition Lecture
European Competition Law, Fundamental Rights & the 'Luxembourg (EU) Courts'
Date: 1 March 2012
Speaker: Eleanor Sharpston QC

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

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2011


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

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

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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)?
Date: 24 October 2011
Speakers: Ed Smith, Alex Potter, Shweta Shroff Chopra and Karen Ip

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

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

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UK Reform of the UK Competition Law Regime
Date: 4 May 2011
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

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

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

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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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2010


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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2009


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

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Look-Alikes, Smell-Alikes and Unfair Competition
Date: 18 November 2009
Speakers: Henry Carr QC, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

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

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

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

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