Google purchases Nest for $3.2 billion

TheVerge.com, here.

Against the "Making Available" Right

G. Lunne, Statement, Committee on the Judiciary,  Hearing:The Scope of Copyright, here.

Identifying a Maverick: When Antitrust Law Should Protect a Low Cost Competitor

T. Owings, here.

Incentive Scoring Methodology for Merger Analysis

S. Moresi, S. Salop, here (pdf download).

Uber car attacked as Paris taxi strike turns violent

Verge.com, here.

EU Commission investigates restrictions affecting cross border provision of pay TV services

Press Release, here. J. Almunia's Statement here.

Hohe Bußgelder wegen Preisabsprachen bei Bier

Faz.net, hier.
Pressemitteilung des Bundeskartellamtes, hier

Quel statut légal pour le data-mining ?

Scoms.hypotheses.org, ici.

UK consultation on draft regulations for orphan works

Consultation document here.

Barnier on the Unified Patent Court and the risk of patent trolls

Answer to a MEP's question to the Commission, here.

La protection juridique d’une application mobile

Journaldunet.com, ici.

We should be worrying about Google’s assimilation and consolidation, and here’s why

Gigaom.com, here.

Bundesregierung: Das reine Betrachten eines Videostreams ist keine Urheberrechtsverletzung

Irights.info, hier.

Suivi des missions relatives au secteur culturel et au numérique après le rapport Lescure

Lasic.fr, ici.

When FRAND meets FOSS: Bottom Up or Top Down?

Consortiuminfo.org, here.

Standard-Essential Patents and the Problem of Hold-Up

J. Kattan, C. Wood, here.

Global Congress Declaration on Fundamental Public Interest Principles for International Intellectual Property Negotiations

Adopted at the Third Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, University of Cape Town, December 13, 2013, here.

2014 copyright policy tactics: Hollywood's stronger engagement with academic institutions and professors

Hollywoodreporter.com, here.

Narrative Report: WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), 26th session

Infoclio.ch, here.

Schlussbericht der schweizerischen Arbeitsgruppe zum Urheberrecht (AGUR12)

IPI.ch, hier.

Copyright Exhaustion Rationales and Used Software

A. Rubi Puig, here.

Google's Open Automotive Alliance: the battle for the dashboard is now

The Verge.com. here

Antitrust Marathon V: When in Rome Public and Private Enforcement of Competition Law

P. Marsden, S. Weber Waller, P. Fabbio, here

Patent trolls & damages

Webinar presentation slides, here

Infringement Risk in Copyright-Intensive Industries

J. Band, J. Gerafi, here

EU favours licensing over copyright reform for libraries in latest international negotiations

IFLA.org, here

The Google Book project: is it fair use?

B. Sookman, here

Australian privacy law reform

Oaic.gov.au, here

Fashion and Intellectual Property

EuropeanaFashion.eu, here

What technological developments (and related legal issues) will 2014 bring?

Taylorwessing.com, here.

Competition law, intellectual property rights and dynamic analysis: Towards a new institutional “equilibrium ?”

F. Jenny, I. Lianos, H. Hovenkamp. F. Marshall, S. Sivaramjani Thambisetty, here.

Chapters, in detail:

I. Lianos, Introduction
S. Thamisetty, WHY PATENT LAW DOESN’T DO INNOVATION POLICY
H. Hovenkamp, INSTITUTIONAL ADVANTAGE IN COMPETITION AND INNOVATION POLICY
F. Jenny, ANTICOMPETITIVE ABUSES OF PATENT SYSTEMS AND THE ROLE OF COMPETITION AUTHORITIES
F. Marshall, A STUDY OF EXECUTIVE BRANCH COLLABORATION

From Hydrogen Peroxide to Comcast: The New Rigor in Antitrust Class Actions

J. Keyte, P. Eckles, and K. Hoffman Lent, here

Monopsony 2013:Still Not Truly Symmetric

J. Jacobson, here

EU Competition Law Procedural Issues

I. Vanderborre, T. Goetz, here

JDownloader2: Neues Licht in der Frage wer, wann für Open Source Software haftet

Ifross.org, hier

Algorithms and competition

M. Vestager, here . Large friendly letters? "It's true that the idea of automated systems getting together and reaching a...