The EU Court of Justice holds that a car manufacturer selling its products at a higher price than that charged for the same components by independent manufacturers does not necessarily constitute an abuse of a dominant position (Maxicar / Renault)

Case 53/87 Consorzio italiano della componentistica di ricambio per autoveicoli and Maxicar v Régie nationale des usines Renault* 1. In the absence of Community standardization or harmonization of laws, the determination of the conditions and procedures under which protection of designs and models is granted is a matter for the national rules of each Member State. It is for the national legislature to

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