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English Court Of Appeal Delivers Judgment In FRAND Royalty Case
On 23 October 2018, the English Court of Appeal issued a judgment in a licence dispute involving Standard Essential Patents pitting Unwired Planet, a US-based patent assertion entity, against Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company.
28 Nov 2018
EU Court Of Justice Dismisses Telefónica's Appeal Concerning Non-Compete Agreement And Confirms Strict Approach To Ancillary Restraints
Non-compete clauses are commonly used in the context of the acquisition of a business to protect a purchaser's investment.
European Union
7 Feb 2018
English High Court Issues "FRAND" Injunction In Dispute Involving Standard Essential Patents
On 7 June 2017, Justice Birss of the English High Court of Justice issued a "FRAND" injunction against Huawei in its longstanding licensing dispute pitting it against Unwired Planet, a US based patent assertion entity.
European Union
9 Aug 2017
English High Court Delivers Judgment In FRAND Royalty Case
The present case related to issues of competition law, FRAND, injunctions and damages.
20 Jun 2017
European Commission Blocks Three's Acquisition Of O2 In The UK
On 11 May 2016, the European Commission ("Commission") prohibited the proposed acquisition of Telefónica's O2 by Hutchison's Three under the EU Merger Regulation.
European Union
16 Jun 2016
Paris Court Of Appeal Reduces The Fines Imposed On Orange And SFR For Abusive Rate Differentiation
Orange and SFR sought the annulment of the FCA's decision. One of their claims was that the FCA did not find any below-cost sales.
16 Jun 2016
Telecom Firm Altice Fined In France For Breaking Merger Commitments
On 30 October 2014, the FCA granted its approval for Altice to take sole control of mobile-telephone operator SFR, subject to certain commitments.
17 May 2016
Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe Rules On The Enforcement Of An Injunction Against A Potential Infringer Of A Standard Essential Patent
At the time of the patent application, the patent applicant had offered to grant licenses to use its patent on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory ("FRAND") terms.
16 Jun 2015
Commercial Court Of Brussels Prohibits Mobistar’s Comparative Advertising For 4G Network
On 17 December 2014, the Commercial Court of Brussels handed down a judgment regarding comparative advertising of Mobistar with regard to the supposed quality of its 4G mobile network.
12 Mar 2015
Belgian Supreme Court Overturns Brussels Court Of Appeal Judgment On Statute Of Limitations In Competition Cases
On 22 January 2015, the Belgian Supreme Court (Hof van Cassatie / Cour de cassation) partially set aside a judgment of the Brussels Court of Appeal on the limitation period applicable to investigative measures in competition cases.
11 Mar 2015
EU General Court Upholds European Commission’s Dawn Raid Powers Regarding Previous National Investigations And Manipulation Of Electronic Evidence
In September 2012, the French Competition Authority had adopted a decision against Orange in the sector of reciprocal interconnection services for internet connectivity...
European Union
16 Jan 2015
Dutch Mobile Operators Commit To Refraining From Public Statements About Future Market Behaviour
In a press release of 21 November 2013, the Dutch Competition Authority (ACM) announced that it would terminate its investigation into a possible price-fixing cartel on the market of mobile telecommunications and accept binding commitments from the three major mobile providers in the Netherlands, T-Mobile, KPN and Vodafone.
2 Jan 2014
Belgian Regulators Adopt Draft Decisions Opening up Market for Television and Internet Distribution
On 21 December 2010, the four Belgian telecommunications regulators each published a draft decision (the "Draft Decisions") which aims at opening up the Belgian market for television and internet distribution.
25 Jan 2011
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