CONSULTATION ON ANTI-TRUST AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.

 
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The European Commission launched a consultation,aon 6 December , on the application of EU anti-trust rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements, ie patent, know-how and software licensing. The aim is to strengthen the incentives for research and innovation, facilitate the diffusion of intellectual property and stimulate competition. The current regime, which entered into force in May 2004, will expire in April 2014. In light of stakeholders'...

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