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Levin College of Law

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Competition Law and Intellectual Property Law: The Regulation of Innovation

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

UCL is pleased to announce CPD course starting on 8 October on

Competition Law and Intellectual Property Law: The Regulation of Innovation

About this course: 

The course illustrates the connections among innovation policy, competition law and intellectual property (IP) rights and shows the way in which the law can work as a key instrument of innovation policy. The subjects covered include:

  • the economics of innovation policy
  • competition law and monopolistic practices involving IP rights
  • vertical integration and related licensing practices by IP holders
  • horizontal restraints involving IP rights licensing
  • mechanisms integrating competition policy concerns within IP law (e.g. the patent misuse doctrine, 
    compulsory licensing)
  • the development of international standards for the IP/Antitrust interface (WTO)
  • the interaction between competition law and IP rights in specific sectors such as pharmaceuticals,
    biotechnology or software.

This course is held on Fridays (2-4pm) for 22 weeks starting on 8th October 2010 and ending on 18 March 2011 .

Teachers: Dr Ioannis Lianos, Dr Matt Fisher, Dr Christopher Stothers, Professor Valentine Korah, Professor John Kallaugher

Fees: £1500 standard ticket (£1275 for UCL Alumni)

For more information about the course, including the course schedule visit our website at: 

You are invited to the following event:
IBIL CPD Course: Competition Law and Intellectual Property Law - The regulation of innovation

Friday, October 08, 2010 at 2:00 PM (GMT)

UCL Faculty of Laws
Bentham House
Endsleigh Gardens
WC1H 0EG London
United Kingdom
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