Collective Redress in Antitrust

P. BUCCIROSSI,  M.CARPAGNANO, L. CIARI,  M. TOGNONI, C. VITALE, L. AGUZZONI, M. BELLIA, G. BELLOMO and R. ZECCHINELLI, here

EU-Patentgericht geht nach Paris

Handelsblatt.com, hier

A Competition Law for Hong Kong

M. Waha, J. Chang, here

The Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property: where next?

BIS Select Committee, here

’Orphan works’ compromise fails to deliver

Communia-association.org, here.  

Ökonomische Folgen eines Leistungsschutzrechts fuer Presseverleger

J. Haucap, Praesentation hier

AU Parliament on ACTA

Here

AGCM: Relazione sull'attività svolta nel 2011

Qui.Presentazione di G. Petruzzella qui

Monopolrecht auf Worte

Faustkultur.de, hier.

Stellungnahme zur Debatte um das „Geistige Eigentum“

K.-N. Pfeifer, hier

Online Infringement of Copyright and the Digital Economy Act 2010

UK Ofcom, here

State action as one of “The Global Limits of Competition Law”

D. Gerard, here

Public Policy Implications of New Technology

J. Grimmelmann, testimony on New Technologies and Innovations in the Mobile and Online Space and the Implications for Public Policy, written testimony here, video here

EU Commissioner Reveals He Will Simply Ignore Any Rejection Of ACTA By European Parliament Next Week

TechDirt, here

Pharmacies Allege Antidepressant Manufacturers Hampered Generic Competition

Rite Aid Corp et al. v. Wyeth Inc. et al, Complaint here

Quand Google défie le droit, par Alain Strowel

Ipdigit.eu, ici

Antitrust Enforcement and Media Industries: Competition and Beyond

G. Kimmelman, here

CIVIL LIBERTIES AND COMPETITION POLICY

B. Foer, here

Diskussionspapier der CDU/CSU-Bundestagsfraktion zum Urheberrecht in der digitalen Gesellschaft

Blogfraktion.de, hier

Freedom of Choice - The Emergence of a Powerful Concept in European Competition Law

P. Nihoul, here

Les enjeux de l’extension de l’Open Data au monde de l’entreprise

Internetactu.net, ici

Google announces digital book venture in France

PaidContent.org, here.
"Google said the new deal is not directly tied to a law passed by France this spring that creates a new royalty collection mechanism for out-of-print works that will be owned in part by the state and managed in part by the Bibliothèque nationale. But the company added the law is accelerating efforts to put digital copies of the publishers’ books into circulation" (emphasis added).

AGCM AVVIA ISTRUTTORIA NEI CONFRONTI DEL CONSIGLIO NOTARILE DI MILANO PER POSSIBILE INTESA RESTRITTIVA DELLA CONCORRENZA

Provvedimento n. 23606, qui

MS and privacy: data on people’s online behaviour are worth both paying for and arguing over

The Economist, here

Libraries 2020: Imagining the library of the (not too distant) future

K. Purcell, here (slide 52 ff.). 

Google: Writing a new chapter for French books

Googlepolicyeurope.blogspot.com, here

A Conundrum of Permissions: Installing Applications on an Android Smartphone

P. Gage Kelley, S.  Consolvo, L. Faith Cranor, J. Jung, N. Sadeh, D. Wetherall, here

Pharmaceutical prices under regulation: Tiered copayments and reference pricing in Germany

A. Herr, M. Suppliet, here

Curing the Problem of Software Patents

M. Risch, here

Anti-Piracy Patent Stops Students From Sharing Textbooks

TorrentFreak, here

OFT’s Proposed Reforms Fall Short of Ensuring Independence in Antitrust Decision Making

B. Lyons, here

Piratenpartei CH zur Modernisierung des Urheberrechts

Positionspapier, hier

Argentina takes steps towards open access law

Scidev.net, here

Wasserpreise: Flucht ins Trockene

Faz.net, hier

Antitrust enforcement: Challenges old and new

J. Almunia, here

China amends patent law in fight for cheaper drugs

Reuters.com, here

Sharing the knowledge burden

The Economist, here

AstraZeneca V. EC — Reflections on the Advocate General’s Opinion

Covington & Burling LLP, here

Comune di Sestu (Sardegna) pubblica i dati di bilancio secondo i criteri degli open data

Notizia qui; Sestu qui

Getting Started with Open Data: A Guide for Transportation Agencies

S. Kaufman, R. Wagner, here

Google's Antitrust Problem is All About Privacy

Slate.com, here

New licence will allow law firm clients free access to publishers' work

Out-law.com, here

Patent Oppositions as Competitive Tools: An Analysis of the Major Players in the European Market of White Goods

A. Sterlacchini, here

Piraten und Urheberrecht: eine Übersicht

Piratenpartei-bayern.de, hier

L’OPEN DATA À LA CROISÉE DES CHEMINS JURIDIQUES

Owni.fr, ici

Kleine Tankstellen gegen große Mineralölkonzerne

Deutscher Bundestag, hier

FTC on import bans in matters involving RAND-encumbered standard essential patents

Statement to the International Trade Commission, here.

.combat: A messy and expensive row is brewing over new suffixes for internet addresses

The Economist, here

EU MS support for WIPO "books for blind people" treaty spring 2012

Euroblind.org, here

COPYRIGHT IS NOT ABOUT COPYING

A. Drassinower, here

Open Data in Cultural Heritage Institutions

D. Dietrich and J. Pekel, here

MARKET DEFINITION

OECD background paper by U. Schwalbe and F. Maier-Rigaud, here

STOCKTAKING ON EVALUATION

P. Ormosi, here

THE IMPLICATIONS OF BEHAVIORAL ANTITRUST

M. Stucke, here

Libro bianco per il riutilizzo dell’informazione del settore pubblico

EVPSI, here

Emaar let off the hook in abuse of dominant position

Thehindubusinessline.com, here

L’économie numérique des biens culturels: la droite, la gauche et la licence globale

Fondation Jean-Jaurès, NOTE n° 135, ici

REPORT ON PROFESSIONAL COLLEGES AFTER THE TRANSPOSITION OF THE SERVICES DIRECTIVE

CNC, here (Spanish here). 

Compulsory licensing, price controls, and access to patented foreign products


E. Bond and K. Saggi, here.

The potential effect of making journals free after a six month embargo

L. Bennett, here

Google Files Complaint in Europe Against Microsoft, Nokia

Businessweek.com, here.

Competition in search and the alleged “manipulation” of search results

A. Lofaro, presentation here.

Policy Challenges of Cross-Border Cloud Computing

R. Berry and M. Reisman, here

Open Data in Trentino - Opportunities and Challenges

M. Napolitano, presentation here

Three Key EU Parliament Committees Vote 'Just Say No' To ACTA

Techdirt.com, here

Impacts of Patent Expiry and Regulatory Policies on Daily Cost of Pharmaceutical Treatments: OECD Countries, 2004-2010

E. Berndt and P. Dubois, here.

The Antitrust/Consumer Protection Paradox: Two Policies at War with Each Other

J. Wright, here

No Copyrights on APIs: Judge Defends Interoperability and Innovation

Eff.org, here

Google Books Class Certified

J. Grimmelmann, here

Justizministerin für mehr Nutzerfreiheiten im Urheberrecht

Heise.de, hier