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
Agenda
12 October 2012

09:00-10:00

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

10:00-10:15

Tea Break

10:15-11:15

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

11:15-12:00

Q & A session

12:00-14:00

Lunch

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

14:00-15:30

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

15:30-15:45

Tea Break

15:45-16:15

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

16:15-17:00

Roundtable Discussion

17:00-17:15

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]