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Focus on Regulation

Lunch seminar: Antitrust as a tool to limit intellectual property rights?

On 13 April 2015, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) – one of the three antitrust authorities in China – published the long-awaited regulation on how China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) applies to the exercise of intellectual property rights (IPRs).

In this one-hour lunch seminar, our Beijing office partner Adrian Emch will address these topics, in particular:

  • introduce the new SAIC regulation on IPR abuses;
  • give an update on antitrust cases involving standard essential patents, in and outside China; and
  • explain the underlying issues in the “pay-for-delay” cases in the United States and Europe, and the recent AML enforcement focus on the life science sector in China.

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