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- Blog: ALTIUS BlogsAbuse of economic dependence – How to calculate potential fines?Posted on September 28, 2020 by After some last-minute delays, the Royal Decree of 31 July 2020 has introduced the concept of abuse of economic dependence in Belgium (for more on this concept, see here). Following this Royal Decree, the Belgian Competition Authority (“BCA”) has now announced how it will calculate fines imposed on undertakings in such cases.
- Blog: Biologics BlogPTO Announces Deferred Fees for COVID-19 Applications Under New ProgramPosted on September 21, 2020 by The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that it will defer application fees for certain inventions relating to the fight against COVID-19. In its September 16 announcement, the PTO acknowledged its role in "dissemination of important scientific information to the public to promote further innovation" and recognized that this "information flow is now more [...]