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The International League of Competition Law (LIDC) is a long standing association which focuses on the study of competition (antitrust) law, intellectual property law and unfair competition, both at the national and international levels. It promotes mainly the principles of fairness and justice in competitive trade.
At the Geneva Congress, which took place in October 6-9 October 2016, the League has elected the New President, José Antonio Faria Correa (Brazil), the First Vice-President Carmen Verdonck (Belgium), two Vice-Presidents, Christophe Rapin (Switzerland), Zoltan Barakonyi (Hungary), the General Secretary Michel Ponsard (France), the Deputy General Secretary Nathalie Lobel (UK), the Treasurer Ondrej Cerych (Czech Republic) and the Deputy Treasurer Marianne Decker (Luxemburg).
National groups members of the League
5-8 October 2017 - Congress in Rio de Janeiro
Question A : "What are the major competition/anti-trust issues generated by the growth of online sales platforms, and how should they be resolved ?"
Question B : “To what extent do current exclusions and limitations to copyright strike a fair balance between the rights of owners and fair use by private individuals and others ?"
Events regarding antitrust issues, intellectual property and unfair competition
Lausanne : Cedidac/ ASAS - 3rd November 2016 - 7ème Journée du droit de la concurrence
Brussels : ANBPPI Study Day - 24 November 2016 - Protection of biodiversity, protection of trademarks on internet : recent developments. The new Belgian tax regime on revenues from innovation and patents.
Other activities of the National groups associations can be found on their websites :