The inaugural Mercatus Center Antitrust Conference brought together leaders from the antitrust community to discuss the state of antitrust enforcement policy, here and abroad, during the first year of the Biden Administration. If you missed this event, check the Mercatus website for highlights and recordings from the event.
Now in its 25th year, Alden Abbott will be moderating a panel discussing competition in the European Union. Head over to the GAI website to register and click here
for the schedule. This is always a stellar event and attendance is highly recommended.
Alden Abbott, along with Brian Love, of Santa Clara University Law School and Taraneh Maghame, of VIA Licensing Corporation, will explore the recently issued Draft Policy Statement on Licensing Negotiations and Remedies for SEPs Subject to Voluntary F/RAND Commitments, and discuss how the U.S. patent, standards, and competition policies can help to effectively balance the interests of SEP holders, downstream innovators, and consumers in the voluntary consensus standards process.