GCR Live IP, Antitrust & Innovation Conference 


Baker Botts is pleased to sponsor the GCR Live IP, Antitrust & Innovation conference on Tuesday 13 March, 2018 at Hotel Amigo in Brussels, Belgium.

We are delighted to announce that the conference will include a keynote address by Tommaso Valletti, Chief Competition Economist, European Commission. Baker Botts Antitrust partner, Paul Lugard, will co-chair the program with Theon van Dijk, E.CA Economics, Brussels.

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
The role of IP in the Internet of Things

Speakers include:
Riccardo Celli, O’Melveny & Myers, Brussels
Gregory Crawford, Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies, University of Zurich, Zurich
Thomas Deisenhofer, Head of Unit E4, Merger Control, DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels
Hans Friederiszick, E.CA Economics, Berlin and Brussels
Patrick Hofkens, Director, IPR Policy, Ericsson, Brussels
Susan Jones, Head Corporate Legal Antitrust, Novartis, Basel
Andrzej Kmiecik, Van Bael & Bellis, Brussels
Birgit Krueger, Head of General Policy Division, Bundeskartellamt, Bonn
Kristina Nordlander, Sidley Austin, Brussels and London
Pat Treacy, Bristows, London
Stephen Weissman, Baker Botts, Washington, DC
Alexandre de Streel, University of Namur, Brussels
Karen Wong-Ervin, Director of Intellectual Property & Competition Policy, Qualcomm,Washington, DC

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

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