The French Commercial Supreme Court quashes the Court of Appeal decision in the iPhone case without any practical effect (Orange / Apple / France Télécom)

The Court of Cassation has quashed and annulled the decision by which the Paris Court of Appeal upheld the order for interim measures - which are very unusual - leading to the suspension of Orange's exclusive deal to market the iPhone [1]. According to the Court of Appeal, exclusive agreements between the iPhone manufacturer and a pre-eminently positioned network operator on the mobile telephony services market are such as to seriously harm a market that already suffers a competitive deficit and

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Joseph Vogel, The French Commercial Supreme Court quashes the Court of Appeal decision in the iPhone case without any practical effect (Orange / Apple / France Télécom), 16 February 2010, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 30917

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