GCR Live Annual IP, Antitrust & Innovation Conference


Baker Botts is pleased to sponsor the GCR Live Annual IP, Antitrust & Innovation conference on Tuesday 8 October 2019 at Hotel Amigo in Brussels, Belgium.

The conference will provide senior regulatory, corporate, legal and economic expert perspectives on the intersection of IP, antitrust and innovation.

Panels at this years event include:

  • Licensing of SEPs: same old or brave new world? Practitioners perspective
  • Dominance, abuse and FRAND analysis. An economist hot-tub
  • Mergers and innovation: two years on from Dow/Dupont
  • Digital platforms, data, innovation and market power: panel discussion
  • Agency roundtable: antitrust, privacy and fairness in digital markets

Baker Botts Antitrust partner, Paul Lugard, will co-chair the program with Dr. Gunnar Niels and Dr. Avantika Chowdhury from Oxera.

Click here for updates to the speaker list and conference program.  For more information about the event, please contact Abigail Brookes


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