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26 Feb 2021, 9:22 am by Nicolas Lamp
International trade lawyers might feel something similar when they see developing countries relying exclusively on legal rules to protect their interests. [read post]
22 Feb 2021, 4:28 pm by Florian Mueller
Notably, Professor Hoeppner represented complainants against Google in the DG COMP investigation that resulted in the Google Shopping decision.When the Supreme Court of the United States allowed the Pepper v. [read post]
11 Feb 2021, 2:06 am by Florian Mueller
Yesterday evening by Central European Time, the European Commission's Directorate-General for the Internal Market (DG GROW) published (expand the part entitled "Group of experts on licensing and valuation of Standard Essential Patents") the long-awaited standard-essential patent (SEP) expert group report.When the expert group was formed in 2018, I was extremely skeptical. [read post]
26 Jan 2021, 5:29 am by Kevin Kaufman
Key Findings Introduction Consumption Taxes in Brief Consumption Tax Revenues in OECD Countries Value-added Tax Sales Taxes Excise Taxes Excise Tax Trends Conclusion Appendix (See PDF) Key Findings Consumption taxes are a significant source of revenue for governments across the world, making up 32.3 percent of tax revenues in OECD countries in 2019. [read post]
22 Jan 2021, 7:53 am by Florian Mueller
Reuters just reported on my antitrust complaints to competition authorities in multiple jurisdictions, challenging the basis on which they don't allow tens of millions of app developers to publish COVID-related apps on their stores, no matter how legitimate those apps may be.In alphabetical order, these are the jurisdictions:Australia: Australian Competition and Consumer CommissionEuropean Union: European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition (DG COMP)Germany:… [read post]
21 Jan 2021, 6:21 pm by Simon Lester
Interest Group & Georgetown IIEL Event: Rethinking the WTO Panel Process Tuesday, January 26, 9am-10:30am ET Moderator:Simon Lester, Associate Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato InstituteSpeakers:Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Director for Strategy and Multilateral Trade Policy, DG Trade, European CommissionKholofelo Kugler, Counsel, Advisory Centre on WTO Law Johann Human, former Director of WTO Rules DivisionJoost Pauwelyn, Professor of International Law, Graduate… [read post]
31 Dec 2020, 11:41 pm by Florian Mueller
" That is a similar way to put it as what Romanian MEP Cristian Terhes told the press: "European Unity is not a strength when it is slow, cumbersome and bureaucratic; indeed it kills when it puts utopian ideologies over letting nation states protect their own citizens and best interests. [read post]
21 Dec 2020, 10:00 pm by Chijioke Okorie
In November, ARIPO announced the appointment of a new Director General (DG). [read post]
21 Dec 2020, 1:00 pm by Georgialee Lang
The question of a judge’s refusal to “unseize” herself was considered by the Ontario Court of Appeal in DG v. [read post]
16 Dec 2020, 8:55 am by Rui Dias
It must at least have 12 months of activity in protecting consumer’s interests; it must be of a non-profit character; its statutory purpose demonstrates that it has a legitimate interest in protecting consumer interests. [read post]
22 Nov 2020, 2:36 pm by Xandra Kramer
According to her, the need for a fruitful cooperation between courts and ADR providers in the best interest of stakeholders became even more pronounced in the current pandemic. [read post]
27 Oct 2020, 5:32 am by I-Ju Chen
This is particularly inspiring and welcome news, since for many years, the WTO has been criticized for its deficiency in promoting the interests of the least developed countries and developing countries in international trade. [read post]
14 Oct 2020, 12:53 pm by David M. Ward
Where many marketers go wrong, however, is by sending out information that’s not helpful or interesting, so people stop reading it and forget your name. [read post]
7 Oct 2020, 5:05 am by Florian Mueller
At about the same time, a Twitter user taking great interest in the App Store antitrust matters asked me whether I thought this report might affect the upcoming trial. [read post]
7 Oct 2020, 1:47 am by Florian Mueller
Also, they may have to fear that Daimler will also settle with Nokia, at which point the suppliers will lose a co-complainant in the antitrust arena.European Commission / DG COMP: The increasingly-protectionist executive branch of the EU has been sitting on Daimler's antitrust complaint against Nokia for two years, seeking to protect Nokia and, by extension, Ericsson rather than Europe's automotive industry. [read post]
29 Sep 2020, 11:24 am by Florian Mueller
Breton doesn't care.Atypically for a Frenchman, he doesn't even give a damn about his own country's economic interests. [read post]
24 Sep 2020, 8:23 am by Florian Mueller
Apple preliminary injunction hearing will be held on Monday (September 28, 2020), but also the ongoing investigation of Apple's App store terms by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Competition (DG COMP).The EU investigation was instigated by Spotify, which has been running a "Time to Play Fair" website for a while, with no signs of others throwing their weight behind Spotify's cause. [read post]
3 Sep 2020, 5:57 am by Florian Mueller
The court also understood that there are actually far more OEMs (in this case, car makers) than component makers out there, a simple numerical fact that undermines Nokia's efficiency argument.The court brushed aside Nokia's claim that patent exhaustion dynamics could have unacceptable practical consequences, or that a failure to account for patent exhaustion would result in double-dipping, given that any concerns could be satisfactorily addressed by the specific terms of a license… [read post]
18 Aug 2020, 1:03 am by Florian Mueller
It's a disgrace that Nokia sues Daimler despite Daimler's suppliers all being interested in taking a license to Nokia's cellular SEP portfolio on FRAND terms. [read post]