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Licensing Agreements for the Transfer of Technology

Block exemption regulation

Commission Regulation (EU) No 316/2014 of 21 March 2014 on the application of Article 101(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to categories of technology transfer agreements (TTBER)
Official Journal L93, 28.03.2014, p.17-23
 

Guidelines for the assessment of technology transfer agreements

Communication from the Commission — Guidelines on the application of Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to technology transfer agreements (Guidelines)
Official Journal C89, 28.03.2014, p.3-50
 

Review of the TTBER and Guidelines

The TTBER will expire on 30 April 2026. The Commission is currently conducting an evaluation to help it decide whether to let the TTBER expire, prolong its duration, or revise it.

The progress of this evaluation can be followed on the Have Your Say portal.

Contact: COMP-TTBER-REVIEWatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (COMP-TTBER-REVIEW[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)