EC Announces On-going Negotiations with Google Over Anti-trust Violations

ICOMP notes the news that the European Commission is continuing with the process of settlement negotiations with Google following a lengthy investigation into well documented allegations that the Internet giant is violating competition law. ICOMP members applaud the rigorous EU approach of binding commitments and market testing, but these eventual remedies must address the issue … read more

EC launches consultation on the civil enforcement of intellectual property rights

Last week the European commission launched a public consultation in order to help evaluate the overall functioning of the civil enforcement system for IPR across the European Union. This survey will look to help with improving IPR enforcement across europe. The consultation period itself, having begun on 30th November 2012 will run until 30th  March 2013. … read more

ICOMP Member, White House Exhibits Award Winning Artwork at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Last week saw ICOMP Member, White House being commended at the opening of the European Citizen Award winners’ exhibition, held at the European Parliament in Brussels. White House won a European Citizen Award for its work with the project ‘Colours’, displaying the many ‘Colours of Carinthia’ through the portraits of 50 people who have migrated … read more

Member Blog, One News Page: Google antitrust investigation in spotlight as U.S., European regulators meet

The business practices of Internet giant Google were on the agenda of a meeting between antitrust regulators from both sides of the Atlantic BRUSSELS, Belgium — The ongoing investigations into Google’s business practices were set to be discussed by the chiefs of the U.S. and European antitrust regulators in Brussels on Monday. The chairman of … read more