Commitee Info

Competition Law Committee

  • Davit Akman, Chair, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (Toronto)

The Competition Law Committee will consider and report on issues relating to the impact of Canadian competition law on intellectual property rights.The committee will be responsible for researching and providing information to IPIC on the interface between competition law and intellectual property rights.The committee will consider the impact of this interface on the licensing of intellectual property rights, the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the settlement of intellectual property litigation. The committee will consider amendments to existing legislation and will monitor the activities and publications of the Competition Bureau as they relate to intellectual property rights.