Comments in response to EC’s questionnaire on technology transfer agreements

  • 11 November 2016
ICC policy statement old

On the whole ICC considers that the Block Exemption and the accompanying Guidelines have provided a good workable framework for analysing technology transfer agreements’ effects on competition. Nonetheless, ICC thinks that the system could be improved.


  • Harmony with R&D Block Exemption and Horizontal Guidelines and applicable rules
  • Concepts analysis and hard core restrictions
  • Discussion on the EU study on competition law and patent law