Podcast: Does It Make A Difference If A Settlement Agreement Also Has Pro-competitive Effects?

Publication Date29 March 2021
SubjectAnti-trust/Competition Law, Intellectual Property, Antitrust, EU Competition , Patent
Law FirmBristows
AuthorMs Sophie Lawrance and Olivia Henry


In episode six of our podcast series on patent settlement agreements and competition law, Sophie Lawrance and Olivia Henry discuss the pro-competitive effects that may be associated with patent settlement agreements, the extent to which they are relevant to the assessment of whether Article 101(1) has been infringed 'by object' and why this matters.

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