The EU Commission fines non-exclusive distribution agreements of IP protected merchandise products (Nike / Sanrio / NBC Universal)

The European rules on vertical restrictions are strongly influenced by the EU’s goal of creating a single market, also for Intellectual Property (‘IP’) protected products. Following its e-commerce sector inquiry, the EC started a number of investigations into non-exclusive distribution agreements of IP protected merchandise products. The fruitful

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José Rivas, Ana Manzaneque, The EU Commission fines non-exclusive distribution agreements of IP protected merchandise products (Nike / Sanrio / NBC Universal), 30 January 2020, e-Competitions Intellectual property, Art. N° 97238

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