Latest blog articles in the blog group Law

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    Law, armed conflicts, and empowerment: instructors and students in a path to peace

    23 May 2022
    Armed conflicts are not something new, sadly. They emerge in different parts of the globe, at different times, and due to different reasons. Three reflections follow on the role of legal education in the context of armed conflicts, inviting for paths for instructors and students to pursue peace. These reflections aim to empower all actors in legal education, generating awareness on their potential to prevent and solve armed conflicts.
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    Google v. Oracle: reimplementing application program interfaces does not infringe copyright

    20 May 2022
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    IGIR in Law
    When the European Union was considering granting copyright protection to computer programs in the early 1990s, the drafters of its directive on the legal protection of computer programs were aware of the competition law implications of extending such protection to the interfaces necessary to enable interoperability of programs and devices.
  • Impacts of FRAND Licensing of Standard Essential Patents on the Supply Chain Management of Standard-implementing Industries

    Impacts of FRAND Licensing of standard essential patents on the supply chain management of standard-implementing industries

    20 May 2022
    by: 
    IGIR in Law
    The disputes concerning FRAND licensing of standard-essential patents (SEPs) are critical legal issues that dominate the development of the standard-implementing industries like the telecommunication industry. Recently, the patent owners of standard-essential patents tend not to license to rival component suppliers but to end-product manufacturers to maximize their interests. This trend has spread from the cellphone industry to the automotive industry and from the United States to Europe.
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    Transposition of the ECN+ directive in Albania: the mistaken approach

    20 May 2022
    by: 
    IGIR in Law
    This blog analyses the obligation of Albania to approximate its existing and future competition law with the EU competition acquis, including the need to transpose the ECN + Directive in the pre-accession stage . Then, the blog discusses the approach taken by the Albanian Competition Authority (ACA) to transpose the ECN + Directive is mistaken. It concludes that the harmonisation of public enforcement tools is far from being completed.
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