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The UK High Court throws out private claim for damages based on abuse of dominance in the online mapping sector (Streetmap / Google)

Google wins court battle against StreetMap in the UK* Google won a big victory Friday in the High Court of England and Wales, which ruled that Google did not abuse its dominant position to the detriment of the now-defunct UK online mapping provider, Streetmap. The Court’s ruling against Streetmap’s claim for damages from Google for abuse of a dominant position (or monopolization, as it would be called in the U.S.) has rightly been hailed as a thorough and careful assessment of both the factual and legal issues. The High Court judge responsible, the Honourable Mr. Justice Peter Roth, is a competition law expert who

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  • Constantine Cannon (London)
  • Constantine Cannon (London)

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Richard Pike, Yulia Tosheva, The UK High Court throws out private claim for damages based on abuse of dominance in the online mapping sector (Streetmap / Google), 12 February 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2016, Art. N° 80237

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