Study on the making available right and its relationship with the reproduction right in cross-border digital transmissions

Prepared by De Wolf & Partners for the European Commission, here

U.S. judge concerned Android antitrust lawsuit too vague

Reuters, here

The Future of Privacy: Digital Life in 2025

Pew Research Center, here

Prêt numérique en bibliothèque: à peine acté, déjà critiqué, ici

After Intel: Effects-Based Approach, Price-Cost Test, and Administrability

M. Motta, Presentation, here

How much traffic did Facebook deliver to Bing? Very little

Insidefacebook, here

Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers', here.

Apple's reaction here (from The Verge)

IP and Standard Setting

OECD Competition Committee, Note by Germany, here

Opinion 2/13 on EU Accession to the ECHR: The CJEU as Humpty Dumpty, here

Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android

Reuters, here.

Monopolkommission: Die Zähmung der Internet-Giganten, hier.

Microsoft stops offering alternative browsers to Windows users in Europe

PCWorld, here

ETH-Bibliothek document delivery service is admissible, here.

Federal Court's press release ici; Judgment 4A_295/2014 hier

Governments Should Make Markets, Not Just Fix Them

M. Mazzucato, here

Canada court to order Apple to turn over records in iPhone probe, here

EU court ruling could make it easier to get patents for cell therapies, here

How to crack the algorithm

Tnooz, here

WIPO: Study On Copyright Exceptions Stimulates Broad Discussion With Author

IP-Watch, here

Deux ententes entre fabricants de produits d'hygiène et d'entretien sanctionnées

Autorité de la concurrence, magnifique Communiqué de presse ici, Décision ici

IP, Standard Setting, and Injunctions

M. Dolmans, OECD Competition Committee, here

Intellectual Property and Standard Setting

OECD Competition Committee, Note by the United States, here

Global internet authority ICANN has been hacked

TheVerge, here

Independent Library Report for England

Presented to Government by William Sieghart and an expert panel, here

Google looks to head off U.S. antitrust lawsuit over Android, here.

An organism which is incapable of developing into a human being does not constitute a human embryo within the meaning of the Biotech Directive

CJEU Case C-364/13,  here.

The art – and science – of scaling in the two-sided marketplace

TheNextWeb, here

Open Content – A practical guide to using Creative Commons Licences

T. Kreutzer for UNESCO, here

Jury finds Apple not guilty of harming consumers in iTunes DRM case

TheVerge, here

The economics of open and closed systems

Autorité de la concurrence and CMA, here (French version here).

The sharing economy: Will self-regulation by startups suffice to protect consumers?

TechRepublic, here.

Scrutinizing Patent Assertion Entities: What Competition Enforcers are Doing

AAI and CCIA, Video here.

Parity clauses from hotel distribution contracts to be banned once for all, here.

CBP onderzoekt nieuwe privacyvoorwaarden Facebook, hier

Boycott Called Against Spanish Newspaper Publishers' Association Titles In Protest Of New Copyright Law

TechDirt, here

Uber responds to Sen. Al Franken: ‘We care deeply’ about privacy

VentureBeat, here

E-Book Legal Restrictions Are Screwing Over Blind People

Wired, here

Monday's e-book antitrust appeal hearing went well for Apple, here

Mobilitics, saison 2 : Les smartphones et leurs apps sous le microscope de la CNIL et d'Inria

CNIL, ici

Datenschutz: Justizministerium drängt auf klaren Rechtsrahmen für Scoring, hier

CBP issues sanction to Google for infringements privacy policy, here

ACCC authorises resale price maintenance for the first time

Clifford Chance, here

UberPop sera interdit dès le 1er janvier

LeMonde, ici.

Warum all die Pakete?, hier

Commission announces the launch of market tests in investigations in the online hotel booking sector by the French, Swedish and Italian competition authorities

EC, here.

Italian Competition Authority, here.
Swedish Competition Authority, here.
French Competition Authority, here.

Text of the proposed commitments (in French), here

Che cosa indica e come si traduce la parola inglese whistleblower?

Accademia della Crusca, qui.

Facebook dumps Microsoft Web search results, here

Glitch Causes Items To Be Sold On Amazon For 1p, here

The economics of P2P lending, here

The Rise of a New Smartphone Giant: China's Xiaomi, here

Kenneth Crews Presenting the Update of His Report to WIPO SCCR

Archived Webcast here (Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights: Twenty-Ninth Session - December 8 to December 12, 2014, Wed 10, Afternoon, from 4:47). 

The Independence of National Competition Authorities

A. Italiener, here

Obama's DOJ is bringing its big guns to the Apple e-book appeal, here

Efficiencies and Antitrust Reconsidered: An Evolutionary Perspective

T. Horton, here

Consolidation of Proposed Texts Contained In Document SCCR/26/3

Prepared by African Group, Brazil, Ecuador, India and Uruguay, here

COMESA's merger assessment guidelines: What you need to know, here.

Urheberrecht: Razzia bei Betreibern und Nutzern zweier E-Book-Plattformen, hier

Canada competition watchdog probing Apple over iPhone contracts

PcWorld, here.

Google Forced Amazon To Remove Its Main Shopping App From The Play Store Because Of Its Appstore Integration

Android Police, here.

Dear Günther, we need to talk about ancillary copyright

Some European Publishers, Letter here.

EU Quizzes Google Rivals on Search and Ads, here

Google's Schmidt: You have nothing to fear from AI, here

Barclays and Deutsche Bank to be investigated over forex algorithm, here

The Internet of Things

OECD Technology Foresight Forum 2014, here

Shaping Up to the Future, here

The Data Protection Directive applies to a video recording made with a surveillance camera installed by a person on his family home and directed towards the public footpath

Case C-212/13, František Ryneš v Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů, here

Google News Shuttered in Spain Thanks to “Ancillary Copyright” Law, here.

See also  here (ElMundo) and here (FAZ). 

Dancing around data

M. Stucke and A. Grunes, here

Google Cultural Institute opens up as a platform for museums to build their own mobile apps

VentureBeat, here

Canada: Tories target cross-border price gap with Competition Bureau bill, here

Giants of digital: separating the signal from the noise and the sound from the fury

A. Chisholm, here

Nokia's map app for Android is no longer a Samsung exclusive, here. More background info here.

Android Wear gets Lollipop update, adds watch face API, new features, here

Open Letter to App Marketplaces from 23 Privacy Authorities, here

The Object of Effects

A. Italiener, here.

The General Court confirms that the French Ordre national des pharmaciens restricted competition on the clinical biology analysis market

Case T-90/11, here.

La CNMC y la economía colaborativa

CNMCblog, aquí

Intel and Article 102 TFEU Case Law: Making Sense of a Perpetual Controversy

P. Ibáñez Colomo, here.

Android's winning mobile strategy: Sell to the poor

TechRepublic, here.

How much of your news site’s search traffic comes from Google News? Probably 5 to 25 percent

Nieman.lab, here.

Foreign Antitrust Defendants Feel Some Relief from the Reach of the Sherman Act in Civil Matters, here.

The Sharing Economy and Consumer Protection Regulation: The Case for Policy Change

Mercatus Research, here

YouTube Now Tells You How Copyrighted Music Will Affect Your Video Before You Upload It

TechCrunch, here

A privacy policy for cars: What automakers know about you (and what they’re doing with it)

Washingtonpost, here

Amazon Debuts New 'Make an Offer' Feature for Price Negotiations, here

Google Fights to Stop Lawsuit Over ‘Clandestine’ Cookies, here

Uber’s “ruthless execution” and “swagger” are key to its success

VentureBeat, here

Exclusion and sources of technological competition in mobile networks

K. Stylianou, here

Oracle asks Supreme Court to reject Android copyright case

ComputerWorld, here

Future of AI and the Law

R. Susskind, Video here

Signé protocole sur la diffusion du livre numérique par les bibliothèques publiques, ici.  

Flickr Plans To Sell Creative Commons Photos And That's Okay...

TechDirt, here

Technology is Culture, here

Why Eric Schmidt doesn’t know how Google works, here

No abuse of a dominant position by AstraZeneca, here

EU Asks Russia's Yandex for Evidence in Potential Google Antitrust Case, here.

GigaOm's original news here.

Google's search deal with Apple expires in early 2015, could bring new default to Safari

AppleInsider, here.

3G standard essential patent valid and infringed: irrelevant whether Vringo is a troll

IPKat, here.

Nature makes all articles free to view

Nature, here

Mark Lemley and Intel’s Doug Melamed discuss patent law issues

Stanford Lawyer, here

Who pays for us to browse the web? Be wary of Google’s latest answer

E. Morozov, here

ACM’s strategy regarding enforcement of vertical restraints

C. Fonteijn, here.

Star Witness in Apple Lawsuit Is Steve Jobs

NYTimes, here.

Original Complaint (2005) here. Original Motion to Dismiss here

Priceline maintains focus on reducing friction for local experiences, no plans to become the next Oracle, here.

The Tempting Of Antitrust: Robert Bork and the Goals of Antitrust Policy

D. Crane, here

Out of control? Robert Bork’s portrayal of the U.S. Antitrust system in the 1970s

W. Kovacic, here

Robert Bork’s Forgotten Role in the Transaction Cost Revolution

A. Meese, here

Bork and Microsoft: Why Bork Was Right and What We Learn About Judging Exclusionary Behavior

H. First, here

Taylor Swift leaving Spotify was great news for YouTube

TheVerge, here.

Copyrightability of Java APIs revisited

P. Samuelson, here.

Copie Privée : le vrai préjudice... des consommateurs français !

UFC-QueChoisir, ici.

The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs Private Sector Myths

M. Mazzucato, Transcript of the presentation given to OECD Staff, here (p. 3 ff.).

Is the Head of Germany’s Bundeskartellamt Right to Suggest Criminal Law Sanctions are Too Severe for Cartels?

A. Stephan, here

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin : « Ceux qui pensent être propriétaires de nos données se trompent », ici.

Wah-the-ley on Wah-way: a matter of Opinion

IPKat, here

83% of Global Internet Users Believe Affordable Access to the Internet Should be a Basic Human Right

Ipsos, on behalf of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (“CIGI”), here

A Nobel Laureate, Darth Vader© and Access to Health: Balancing IP and Competition in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Giovanni Napolitano
World Intellectual Property Organization 

4th December, 2014, 2 p.m.

DEM - Conference Room
Trento University 

How the UN is using open data to tackle Ebola, here

Virgin Media sets the cat among the pigeons – Ofcom examines Premier League football

Brian Cave, here.

Google settles Internet trolling court case, here

Suède : Les éditeurs lèvent les restrictions sur le prêt numérique, ici.

Structural Remedies in the Google Case?

I-Comp, here.

Why Textbooks Count: A Policy Paper

T. Oates, here

Brief of Amici Curiae Antitrust Law Professors in O'Bannon v. NCAA

Google launches 'Contributor' payment service, here

Update on Trademark-Related Aspects of the Domain Name System

WIPO Secretariat, here

Europeans Have Authority To Seek Google Break Up Though Unlikely To Do So

SearchEngineLand, here

RBS apologises for 'incorrect' evidence to MPs' committee, here

Where Creativity Thrives: BitTorrent 2014 User Study, here.

Summary of the Advocate General's Opinion in Huawei v. ZTE

Comparativepatentremedies, here.

How Not To Apply Actavis

M. Carrier,  here.

Google Should Face EU Web Law If Competition Probe Fails, here.

How Google Inbox shares 70% of its code across Android, iOS, and the Web

ArsTechnica, here.

Monitor and the Competition and Markets Authority

A. Sánchez Graells, here

Algorithms Are Great and All, But They Can Also Ruin Lives, here

Payment card ruling could open new era for EU transparency, here

AG: SEP owner may be required, before seeking an injunction, to make a specific licensing offer

Press Release here; Opinion here

Senator Al Franken Asks Uber’s CEO Tough Questions On User Privacy

TechCrunch, here.

Which Mobile Apps Are Worst Privacy Offenders?, here.

Court: Google Can Arrange Search Results Any Way It Damn Pleases, here

The Uncertain Scope of the Public Performance Right After American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo, Inc.

M. Sag, here


UK House of Commons Library Research Paper, here

The Competitive Effects of Across-Platform Parity Agreements

Paolo Buccirossi
LEAR, Rome

Friday, 28th November, 2014 – 1.45 p.m.

Room 2B
Department of Economics and Management
Trento University, Italy

Airbnb and Hotels: What to Do About the Sharing Economy?, here.

Autorité de la concurrence saisie sur les relations contractuelles entre les hôteliers et les centrales de réservation sur internet

Reuters, ici.

Silicon Valley Antitrust: Syllabus

H. Kaiser, here.

Confessions of a price fixer, here.

The Ladies Vanish, here

High-Cost Generic Drugs — Implications for Patients and Policymakers

J. Alpern, W. Stauffer, and A. Kesselheim, here

Au ministère de la Culture, inquiétudes autour du marché de l’occasion numérique

NextImpact, ici.

Est-ce que les juges européens seront moins frileux et plus imaginatifs que la plupart des politiciens nationaux? De toute façon, bon sujet à débattre dans le cadre de la Concertation nationale sur le numérique.

Internet of Things – Top 10 privacy and data protection concerns

JDSupra, here.

Federal Circuit: Novelty in Implementation of an Abstract Idea Insufficient to Overcome Alice

Patentlyo, here.

Google v. Oracle ~ Brief of Amici Curiae Intellectual Property Professors


In Twist, Publishers Appeal Their ‘Win’ in GSU Copyright Case, here

Big Data and the Underground Railroad, here.

Re-Balancing Copyright: Insights from the EU Consultation

L. Dobusch, here.

Justice Department Probes Generic Companies After Price Hike Reports, here

Competition Law Risk: A Short Guide

IRM and CMA, here.

Germany and Britain agree on closing 'patent box' loophole: officials

Reuters, here.
Statement here.

The 18 Companies Going After Airbnb Internationally

CBInsights, here

European Union Approves Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions

JonesDay, here

Rate Parity: Challenging the Authority of Competition Authorities

Dorian Harris, Skoosh.

4th December, 2014
10.30 a.m.

Trento University
DEM - Conference Room
Via Inama, 5
Trento, Italy

Australian Smokers Now Support Plain Packaging Of Tobacco, here

Copyleft and the GNU General Public License: A Comprehensive Tutorial and Guide, here.

Sony Developing New DRM to Make Used eBooks Viable

GoodEReader, here.

Ban free bank accounts, say Tesco and Virgin: Watchdog urged to force Big Four to start charging monthly fees, here

Netzneutralität: Obama als Vorbild für Merkel?, hier

Challenges ahead for CMA's competition enforcement

S. Branch, here.

Net Neutrality: President Obama's Plan for a Free and Open Internet, here

Judge OKs Antitrust Suit Against Oracle Over OS Updates

TheRecorder, here.

Order here

CJEU asked to rule on copyright liability of operators of free and open Wi-Fi networks, here

European Commission welcomes Council adoption of Directive on antitrust damages actions

Press Release, here

Logiciels, algorithmes, robots : journalisme sous influence

Méta-Media, ici