Workshops on Vertical Agreements and Intellectual Property Rights - Day 2

11-12 October 2012, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province,China
Building No. 12, Shaanxi Hotel, No 1 Zhang Ba Gou Road, Xi’an 710032
12 October 2012


Session III- Comparison of EU and China Enforcement Experiences and Practices on Vertical Agreements
Speech: Comparison of EU and China Enforcment Experiences and Practices, presented by Dr Michael HAN, Partner,Freshfields, Bruckhaus, Deringer LLP, Beijing Office


Tea Break


Speech: How should enforcement officials communicate with private lawyers in an effective and efficient manner, presented by Dr Michael HAN, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus, Deringer LLP, Beijing Office


Q & A session



Topic 2: Competition Policy and Intellectual Property Rights
Moderated by Dr Stanley WONG, Special Advisor on Competition Policy, EU-China Trade Project (II)


Overview of EU Experience and Practices on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)
IPR and Competition Policy, Article 102 TFEU and Refusal to License; Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation (TTBER) and Technology Transfer Guidelines (TTGL), presented by Mr Lucas PEEPERKORN, Policy Analyst, Unit of Anti-trust Case Support and Policy, Directorate-General for Competition, the European Commission


Tea Break


Speech: Abuse of IPRs in the United Kingdom: The Gaviscon Case, presented by Dr Edward SMITH, Director and Senior Economist in the Services, Infrastructure and Public Markets Groups of Office of Fair Trade in the UK


Roundtable Discussion


Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
Closing remarks by Ms LI Qing, Deputy General Director, Price Supervision and Anti-Monopoly Bureau, National Development and Reform Commission, P.R.China
Closing remarks by Ms YANG Jie, Director, Anti-Monopoly Legislative Affairs Division, Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, State Administration for Industry and Commerce, P.R.China
Closing remarks by Torben TOFT, Principal Administrator of International Relations, Directorate-General for Competition, the European Commission

 [Consecutive Intepretation both from English-Chinese and Chinese-English is provided]