Symbiosis Law School, Pune organised a guest lecture on the topic of Intellectual Property and Competition Law which was delivered by Prof. Yogesh Pai, Assistant Professor, of National Law University, Delhi on the 9th of September 2016. The session was organised for the students of Fourth Year BALLB and BBALLB Batch who are having the subject of Intellectual Property Law. 50 students attended the session.
The resource person while explaining the need for intellectual property law also emphasised on the interlinking aspects of IP with competition law. Several intriguing perspectives of the interlinking were presented by the resource person. He discussed the dominant position theory which applied in competition law to check the abuse of Intellectual property by its owner. The resource person explained the role of the competition commission to check such abuse. Several cases were also discussed with the students.