Andreas Reindl chairs panel on selective distribution at the Marques Luxury Brand Symposium in Milan
On 7 November 2019, Van Bael & Bellis partner Andreas Reindl chaired and spoke on a panel on selective distribution at the Marques Luxury Brand Symposium in Milan. The panel discussed a range of EU competition law issues affecting distribution strategies for luxury and well-known brands, including the relationship between trademark law and competition law, online sales restrictions, restrictions on sales over third party platforms, restrictions on the use of trade names in search engines, and hot topics in the ongoing review of the Vertical Restraints Block Exemption.
Other panel members included Manuel Kleinemenke, Porsche, Benjamin Neyt, LVMH, and Bernd Weichhaus, Lubberger Lehment.
More information on the event can be found here.