The Competition Commission of India finds prima facie case for abuse of dominance and anti-competitive terms in technology licensing agreement (Mahyco Monsanto Biotech)

Background Reference from Ministry of Agriculture and separate complaint from Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd and certain other seed companies alleging abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive practices in Bt-cotton technology licensing process by Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (MMB) has led to this prima facie decision by Competition Commission of India (CCI). CCI taking note of information has referred the matter to Director General of CCI for further investigation. Facts of the matter MMB has entered into technology licensing agreement with around 40 seed companies in India for providing Bt-cotton technology. Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd and certain other seed companies alleging abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive terms have complained to CCI claiming that unfair conditions are imposed

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Deva Prasad M, The Competition Commission of India finds prima facie case for abuse of dominance and anti-competitive terms in technology licensing agreement (Mahyco Monsanto Biotech), 15 December 2015, e-Competitions Intellectual property, Art. N° 78535

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