News Releases

Baker Botts Examines Key IP, Antitrust and Innovation Developments at GCR Live

Media Alert
BRUSSELS, 12 March, 2018 - Baker Botts is taking part in the GCR Live IP, Antitrust & Innovation Conference on Tuesday, 13 March, 2018 at Hotel Amigo in Brussels, Belgium.

The conference will include a keynote address by Tommaso Valletti, Chief Competition Economist, DG Competition, European Commission.

Baker Botts’ Antitrust partner, Paul Lugard, will Co-Chair the programme with Theon van Dijk, E.CA Economics, Brussels, and also act as a Moderator.

Panels at this year’s event include:
  • FRAND litigation: Is more EU-wide guidance needed and helpful?
  • Innovation in Merger Assessment
  • Competition Policy in the Digital Age
  • Platforms and IP in the Internet of Things

Stephen Weissman, Practice Group Chair - Antitrust & Competition Law Partner, Baker Botts, Washington, D.C. is speaking on the Innovation in Merger Assessment panel.

To speak with any of our Antitrust & Competition partners about the latest developments, please contact Louisa Williams or Sheena Cochran.

To view the full Conference Programme, click here.


# # #

About Baker Botts L.L.P.
Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 725 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 14 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients’ industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy and technology sectors. Throughout our 179-year history, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

Read More

Related Professionals