Evolving international IP and Antitrust policy issues in the United States and the European Union
LeadershIP EU 2017 took place at Steigenberger Wiltcher’s in Brussels, Belgium on September 25, 2017.
The LeadershIP global network is comprised of industry experts, thought leaders, and policymakers with diverse viewpoints but with a common goal of engaging with their colleagues in an open-minded dialogue based on rigorous empirical research and analysis for informed policymaking.
Law, Policy and the EU Vision for 5G and IoT
This panel focused on the technical and business challenges for future technologies such as 5G and IoT, the role of technology standards for realizing the vision of these technologies, and licensing models that enable industries reliant on technology standards, including SMEs, startups, and new businesses.
SSOs and IPR Policies: Their Role in Realizing Future Technologies
Panelists discussed the goals and impact of SSO IPR policies towards incentivizing investment in the development of new technologies. The panel will also analyze pros and cons of alternative business models — cooperative SSOs, proprietary technologies, open source, etc. — for generating new technologies.
Bardo Schettini Gherardini
Disputes: The Role of Courts and Antitrust Agencies in FRAND Related Commercial Developments in the EU and Beyond
This panel reviewed the recent FRAND related developments in the courts across Europe, and the interplay with antitrust law and policy in commercial disputes, as well as the impact of Antitrust Guidelines and decisions for Licensing of IPR in non-EU jurisdictions.
International Antitrust Developments: Impact on EU
This panel focused on the global impact of developments in antitrust enforcement and policy relevant to standardization and IPR. This includes the role that antitrust policy plays in promoting industrial and trade policy in jurisdictions around the world and how to address the potential impact on the European economy.