Martijn van de Hel spoke at the Benelux Trademarks Congress with the theme "Trademark law and competition". The following topics were discussed:
- Relationship between IP and competition law
- Cartel prohibition and selective distribution of branded products
- Coty judgment and marketplace ban
- Possibility of prohibition price comparison sites?
- Commission investigation (brand) licensing and territorial restrictions
- New Geoblocking Regulation
The presentation can be read here (in Dutch).