International Policies on Competition Law
Learn about the European union competition policy and the standards for agreements and licensing in this free course.
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This course starts by explaining the objectives of the European union competition policy, the European union anti trust policy and the European union corporate leniency program. You will learn about articles in terms of vertical and horizontal agreements. You will also learn about the concept of anticompetitive agreement and the abuse of dominant position.
The course then explains the assessment of intellectual property and licensing agreements. You will learn about the concept of the exceptional circumstance test and doctrine. You will learn how parties make agreements capable of reducing competition in the market and why these agreements are termed "anticompetitive". You will also learn about instances of anticompetitive agreements, and how these instances were handled by the European union.
Finally, the course explains the connection between intellectual property and competition rule in the European union. You will learn about the new competition rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements. You will also learn about the negative effects of restrictive licence agreements, and how policies have been put in place to reduce inter-technology competition between companies operating in a technology market.Start Course Now
The EU Experience with Intellectual Property and Competition Law
TThe EU Experience with Intellectual Property and Competition Law - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to European Union Competition Policy and Intellectual Property Rights
Assessment of Intellectual Property Based Conduct under Article 101
Assessment of Intellectual Based Conduct under Article 102 - Part I
Assessment of Intellectual Based Conduct under Article 102 - Part II
The EU Experience with Intellectual Property and Competition Law - Lesson Summary
Market Allocation, Agreements and Licensing
Market Allocation, Agreements and Licensing - Learning Outcomes
Technology Transfer Agreement
TTBER and Safe Habor Provisions
Standard Essential Patents and FRAND Terms
Market Allocation, Agreements and Licensing - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the objectives of the European union competition policy
- Explain the European union anti trust policy and the corporate leniency program
- Describe articles in terms of vertical and horizontal agreements
- Describe the concept of anti competitive agreement and the abuse of the dominant position
- Discuss about articles in terms of vertical and horizontal agreements
- Discuss about intellectual property and competition rule in the European union
- Explain the new competition rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements
- List the agreements that fall outside the block exemption
- Describe assessments outside the TTBER and the negative effects of restrictive licence agreements
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