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Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Learn more about the Microsoft case


UCL's Centre for Law and Governance in Europe, together with the Competition Law and Regulatory Forum (CLRF) are holding a seminar this Thursday entitled 'Refusal to License IP: are we closer to an optimal legal standard after Microsoft v. Commission?' In the hotseat is Professor Yannis Katsoulacos (Professor of Economics at the Department of Economic Science of the Athens University of Economics and Business; Vice Rector, Athens University of Economics and Business). The event runs from 5 to 6pm in the UCL Faculty of Laws (Bentham House) in sunny Bloomsbury. All are welcome.


On ths same subject, Birmingham University are hosting an event entitled 'The Microsoft Case:The IT industry and the Future of EC Competition Law' on 16 May. Further information can be obtained here.

1 comment:

Ventsi said...

Well I think that seminars like this are useful, but in case as Microsoft v. Commission the situation is more complexity.
This is because of fact that Microsoft is absolute world monopolist and there is no doubt that EU will never agree with it.
I acknowledge fundamental contribution of Microsoft to IT progress but in my opinion the monopolist is harmful about iconomic growth.

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