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 »

LesEchos.fr, 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

Futuregov.asia, here

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

Brian Cave, here.

Google settles Internet trolling court case

TheGuardian.com, here

Suède : Les éditeurs lèvent les restrictions sur le prêt numérique

ActuaLitte.com, 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

Independent.co.uk, 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

BBC.com, here

Where Creativity Thrives: BitTorrent 2014 User Study

Blog.bittorrent.com, 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

Bloomberg.com, 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

Wired.com, here

Payment card ruling could open new era for EU transparency

Euractiv.com, 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?

Spectrum.ieee.org, here.

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

Gizmodo.com, 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?

Wired.com, 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

AutoNews.com, here.

The Ladies Vanish

Thenewinquiry.com, 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

Publishersweekly.com, here

Big Data and the Underground Railroad

Slate.com, here.

Re-Balancing Copyright: Insights from the EU Consultation

L. Dobusch, here.

Justice Department Probes Generic Companies After Price Hike Reports

Blogs.wsj.com, 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

Businessinsider.com.au, here

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

Copyleft.org, 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

Thisismoney.co.uk, here

Netzneutralität: Obama als Vorbild für Merkel?

Digitalegesellschaft.de, hier

Challenges ahead for CMA's competition enforcement

S. Branch, here.

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

WhiteHouse.gov, 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

Out-law.com, here

European Commission welcomes Council adoption of Directive on antitrust damages actions

Press Release, here

Logiciels, algorithmes, robots : journalisme sous influence

Méta-Media, ici

Retail banking: Current concern

TheEconomist, here.

Android Investigation

S. Ashall and T. Soames, Presentation here

BGH-Urteil: Die „kostenlose Zweitbrille“ ist jetzt verboten

Faz.net, hier

FTC Settlement Bars Patent Assertion Entity From Using Deceptive Tactics

FTC, here.

Statement by European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager on tax state aid investigations

European Commission, here.

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Google Search and the Law on Dominance in the EU. An Assessment of the Compatibility of Current Methodology with Multi-Sided Platforms in Online Search

M. Herz, here

How To Measure Success: Agency Design and the FTC at 100

M. Ohlhausen, here

Is Expedia playing hardball on hotel rate parity with Hyatt, Starwood?

Tnooz.com, here

Open Research Data

Epsiplatform.eu, here

Defining the internet of things - time to focus on the data

TheGuardian, here

Standards: Competition and Innovation?

J. Pierce, M. Medzmariashvili, ici.

Google, Amazon and Apple less transparent than Gazprom, says report

Euractiv.com, here

¿Qué opinas sobre la economía colaborativa? Consulta pública (I)

CNMCblog.es, aquì

PCAs and banking services to SMEs: final decision on market investigation reference

CMA, here

Invalid But Infringed? An Analysis of Germany's Bifurcated Patent Litigation System

K. Cremers, F. Gaessler, D. Harhoff, C. Helmers, here.

Qualcomm Discloses FTC Probe of Business Practices

Nasdaq.com, here.

Innovation and Antitrust

J. Pecman, here.

CMA decides not to progress interchange fee investigations at the present time

CMA, here

Google's 'Right to be forgotten' roadshow is just a 'distraction' – EU digital rights group

TheRegister, here

Mobile is eating the world

B. Evans, Presentation here

MasterCard teste le rythme cardiaque pour identifier les acheteurs

Numerama, ici

Leniency (Amnesty) Plus: A Building Block or a Trojan Horse?

M. Martyniszyn, here

Bestwater: CJEU embeds decision on framed content in order

B. Schuetze, here

In praise of the economics of regulation

Oxera, here

Cyberlaw Clinic files Petition on Behalf of Medical Device Researchers at the Copyright Office

Cyberlawclinic.berkman.harvard.edu, here

Stay Tuned: Whether Cloud-Based Service Providers Can Have Their Copyrighted Cake and Eat It Too

A. Asaro, here

Tobacco firms win legal right to challenge EU rules

Bbc.com, here

Marrakesh Treaty Options for Implementation Discussion Paper

Australian Government, here

Algorithms and competition

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