Pricing Algorithms: Conscious Parallelism or Conscious Commitment?

Pricing Algorithms: Conscious Parallelism or Conscious Commitment?

July 2017 Pricing Algorithms: Conscious Parallelism or Conscious Commitment? By Alex Okuliar and Elena Kamenir* Edited by Koren W. Wong-Ervin and Rob Kwinter Click here for a PDF version of the article   Background Headline after headline has proclaimed the demise of bricks-and-mortar retail and the rise of the online merchant. Recent studies show that 8 […]

Problematic Aspects of the Japan Fair Trade Commission’s Proposed Distribution Guidelines

Problematic Aspects of the Japan Fair Trade Commission’s  Proposed Distribution Guidelines

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Problematic Aspects of the Japan Fair Trade Commission’s Proposed Distribution Guidelines – By Koren W. Wong-Ervin* (Global Antitrust Institute)  Click here for a pdf version of this article. In April 2017, the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) released its proposed revisions to its Guidelines […]

International Competition Policy Expert Group: Report and Recommendations

International Competition Policy Expert Group: Report and Recommendations

May 2017 International Competition Policy Expert Group: Report and Recommendations By Koren W. Wong-Ervin* (Global Antitrust Institute) Click here for a PDF version of the article In March 2017, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a report and recommendations on International Competition Policy (Expert Report), written by a bipartisan group of highly regarded experts in competition and […]

La Convergencia entre la Propiedad Intelectual y el Derecho de Competencia al amparo de la legislación ecuatoriana

La Convergencia entre la Propiedad Intelectual y el Derecho de Competencia al amparo de la legislación ecuatoriana

Por: Luis Marín Tobar El artículo que se presenta a continuación desarrolla la convergencia existente entre la Propiedad Intelectual y el Derecho de Competencia. Analiza los ámbitos en los que puede existir una sobre posición entre ambos Derechos, los efectos nocivos de esta concurrencia y, por último, expone el equilibrio que se debe alcanzar para […]

Troubling Aspects of the European Commission’s Standard-Essential Patents Roadmap

Troubling Aspects of the European Commission’s  Standard-Essential Patents Roadmap

CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Troubling Aspects of the European Commission’s  Standard-Essential Patents Roadmap By Koren W. Wong-Ervin* (Global Antitrust Institute) Click here for a PDF version of the article  In April 2017, the European Commission (EC) issued a consultation on its Communication on Standard Essential Patents for […]

An Update on the Most Recent Version of China’s Anti-Monopoly Guidelines on the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights

An Update on the Most Recent Version of  China’s Anti-Monopoly Guidelines on the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights

May 2017 CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: An Update on the Most Recent Version of China’s Anti-Monopoly Guidelines on the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights – By Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Global Antitrust Institute) [1] Click here for a pdf version of this article.   In March 2017, the Anti-Monopoly Commission of […]

The Competition and Regulation Issues of the Sharing Economy – An Analysis Based on China’s Ride-hailing Service Regulations

The Competition and Regulation Issues of the Sharing Economy – An Analysis Based on China’s Ride-hailing Service Regulations

April 2017 CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: The Competition and Regulation Issues of the Sharing Economy – An Analysis Based on China’s Ride-hailing Service Regulations –By Wei Huang[1], Bei Yin[2] & Wen Zhou[3] Click here for a pdf version of this article. Introduction In 2016, China’s Central Government released […]

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad: Due Process, Public Interest Factors, and Extra-Jurisdictional Remedies

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad: Due Process, Public Interest Factors, and Extra-Jurisdictional Remedies

April 2017 Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad: Due Process, Public Interest Factors, and Extra-Jurisdictional Remedies By Koren W. Wong-Ervin[1] (Global Antitrust Institute) Click here for a PDF version of the article Several recent antitrust investigations involving the licensing of intellectual property rights (IPR) have raised concerns about fundamental due process and the alleged use of industrial […]

China Publishes the 2nd Version of the Anti-Monopoly Guidelines on the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights

China Publishes the 2nd Version of the Anti-Monopoly Guidelines on the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights

  By Stephanie Wu – Click here for a pdf version of this article. Abstract  Article 55 of the Anti-Monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China (“AML”) provides that the AML is not applicable to the exercise of intellectual property rights by undertakings in accordance with laws and administrative regulations on intellectual property rights; […]