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