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The International League of Competition Law (LIDC) is a long standing association which focuses on the study of competition (antitrust) law, intellectual property law and unfair competition, both at the national and international levels. It promotes mainly the principles of fairness and justice in competitive trade. 

At the Torino Congress, which took place in September 18-21, 2014, the League has elected the New President, Michael Meyenburg (Austria), the First Vice-President José Antonio Faria Correa (Brazil), two Vice-Presidents, Elizabeth Eklund (Sweden), Reiner Münker (Germany) and the Deputy General Secretary, Celia Davidson (UK). 

National groups members of the League 

2015 -Congress LIDC in Stockholm - 1-3 October

Programme - Registration form - Early bird registration until July 15, 2015
Programme (french version)- Registration form - Early bird registration until July 15, 2015 
Programme (German version) - Registration form - Early bird registration until July 15, 2015 
Radisson Blu booking with special agreement rate
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The following questions will be discussed: 

Question A: Abuse of Dominant position and Globalization : 
- Is there any consistency between the recent approach of the different jurisdictions to the notion of abuse ? 
- are there too many restrictions on legal rights and business opportunities ? 

International Rapporteur : Prof. Pinar AKMAN (UK) 

Question B: Protection and Disclosure of Know-how : 
Are countries providing enough or too much protection ? 

International Rapporteur :  Henrik Bengtsson (Sweden)

@lert LIDC

The LIDC publishes an @lert LIDC, a periodic newsletter showcasing an overview of issues pertaining to the various branches of competition law, as well as IP and unfair commercial practices.
First Issue - December 2014

Events regarding antitrust issues, intellectual property and unfair competition

Brussels - November 26, 2015 -  Le “Paquet marques” – Jurisprudence communautaire récente en matière de marques – Jurisprudence belge récente en matière de brevets et de protection des secrets d’affaires– Droits fondamentaux et droits intellectuels

Conference in Budapest 22 May, 2015 :
Unfair Commercial Practices Conference at Pázmány Péter Catholic University

Austrian Group 
Belgian Group 
French Group
Swiss Group
UK Group

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press proposes a promotional offer of 30 % discount to all the members of the LIDC. The discount will run until December 31, 2014. 
To order go to the restricted area for members on the home page.

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