The Japanese FTC issues a cease and desist order against a company for having coerced Japanese manufacturers to conclude a restrictive license agreement on essential patents (Qualcomm)

Cease and Desist Order against QUALCOMM Inc orporated* The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has investigated QUALCOMM Incorporated (QUALCOMM) in accordance with the provisions of the Antimonopoly Act (AMA) and found it to be in violation of Article 19 of the AMA (falling within Paragraph 13 [Trading on Restrictive Terms] of the Designation of Unfair Trade Practices). Accordingly, the JFTC issued on September 28 a cease and desist order in accordance with the provisions of Paragraph 1, Article 20 of the Act. 1. Violating Party Name QUALCOMM Incorporated Address 5775 Morehouse Drive, San

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Japanese Competition Authority, The Japanese FTC issues a cease and desist order against a company for having coerced Japanese manufacturers to conclude a restrictive license agreement on essential patents (Qualcomm), 28 September 2009, e-Competitions September 2009, Art. N° 69935

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