Concurrences is putting on a webinar next week (June 7 and 8) on IP & Antitrust, specifically on SEP/FRAND issues. Here is a link to the conference webpage, from which attendees can register. Below is the program, which includes an interesting lineup of speakers:
The panel will focus on the announced EU Commission’s framework for licensing, litigation, and remedies of standard-essential patents (SEPs) and regulatory initiatives in other jurisdictions.
Keynote: Pierre REGIBEAU | Chief Economist, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Jonathan BARNETT | Professor, Gould School of Law at University of Southern California (bio)
Giovanni NAPOLITANO | Director, Intellectual Property and Competition Policy, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva (bio)
Maureen OHLHAUSEN | Partner, Baker Botts, Washington, D.C. (bio)
Michael SCHLOEGL | Head of IP SEP, General IP Counsel RO, Continental, Frankfurt (bio)
Moderator: Avantika CHOWDHURY | Partner, Oxera, London (bio)
The panel will discuss dispute-related issues associated with the licensing of SEPs, including main developments in Germany, the US and other key jurisdictions, ASIs, and the future of SEP litigation.
Keynote: Christine WILSON | Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. (bio)
Jay JURATA | Partner, Orrick, Washington D.C. (bio)
Michael L. KEELEY | Partner, Axinn, Washington D.C. (bio)
Florian MUELLER | Founder, Foss Patents, Munich (bio)
Renato NAZZINI | Professor, King’s College London (bio)
Gunnar NIELS | Partner, Oxera, Oxford (bio)
Moderator: Paul LUGARD | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels (bio)