The Competition Commission of India issues an order on the emerging jurisprudence of interface between intellectual property and competition law (HT Media / Super Cassettes)

On October 1, 2014, Competition Commission of India (CCI) gave its final order on a yet another case making some vital contributions to the shaping of the law on the emerging jurisprudence of interface between intellectual property and competition law regimes in India. While this case sets a precedent in some ways in that it rules against minimum guarantees imposed on grounds of mere uncertainty as anticompetitive and against consumer welfare, it leaves some questions open. We await greater clarity in the area of the jurisdiction of CCI to determine royalties and issue compulsory licenses in intellectual property licensing cases. Previously, in another dispute [1] concerning telecommunication giant Ericsson and Micromax Informatics, Ericsson had challenged CCI’s jurisdiction to

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Natasha Nayak, The Competition Commission of India issues an order on the emerging jurisprudence of interface between intellectual property and competition law (HT Media / Super Cassettes), 1 October 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2014, Art. N° 72451

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