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USC Law Holds Seminar on IP Licensing and Competition

Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Contact: Gilien Silsby, USC Gould School of Law News Service, (213) 740-9690 (office) (213) 500-8673 (cell) or  


USC Law Holds Seminar on Competition Policy in Technology and IP Licensing, Nov. 10

WHAT:USC’s Center for Transnational Law and Business is holding a symposium on the Application of Competition Policy to Technology and IP Licensing. The conference will provide a full day of panels featuring regulators from international jurisdictions, in-house and law firm attorneys, economists and academic experts. They will discuss matters related to the legal, economic and business impact that the intersection of competition policy and IP has on technology and IP licensing.  California MCLE credit will be available.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 10 from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm., with a reception following.

WHERE: USC Gould School of Law, Room 7

WHO: The lunchtime keynote address will feature Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice.

For a transcript of Delrahim's remarks, go to:

Other featured competition officials include:

Claudia Berg, Senior Legal Director of Enforcement, Competition & Markets Authority, U.K.

Kathleen Bradish, Assistant Chief of the Foreign Commerce Section, U.S. Dept. of Justice

Ian Connor, Acting Deputy Director, Bureau of Competition, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Roger Featherston, Commissioner, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Hiroyuki Odagiri, Special Advisor and Former Commissioner, Japan Fair Trade Commission

Yuanting Wang, Director, Anti-Monopoly Bureau, Ministry of Commerce, China

MEDIA: Reservations required. Please call Gilien Silsby at 213-740-9690








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