October 1974

Anticompetitive practices

The EU Court of Justice holds that Article 81 does not apply to an agreement between a parent and its subsidiary which, although having a separate legal personality, enjoys no economic independence (Centrafarm & De Peijper / Sterling Drug)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT OF 31 OCTOBER 1974 Centrafarm BV and Adriaan De Peijper v Sterling Drug Inc. (preliminary ruling requested by the Hoge Raad) ’Parallel patents’ Case 15/74* 1. Whilst the Treaty does not affect the existence of rights recognized by the legislation of a Member State in (...)

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