The Chinese SAMR promulgates the Anti-monopoly Guidelines for intellectual property rights providing a more detailed analytical framework for monopoly agreements and abuse of dominant position

In 2020, SAMR promulgated the Anti-monopoly Guidelines for Intellectual Property Rights, i.e. IP Guidelines, [1] which provide a more detailed analytical framework for monopoly agreements and abuse of dominant market position involving intellectual property: Definition of relevant market: The IP Guidelines provide that if it is difficult to assess the adverse impact of an antcompetitive conduct by only defining the relevant product market, the authorities may define the relevant technology market. To define the technology market, the authorities would assess factors, such as the technology’s

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Cheng Liu, The Chinese SAMR promulgates the Anti-monopoly Guidelines for intellectual property rights providing a more detailed analytical framework for monopoly agreements and abuse of dominant position, 1 December 2020, e-Competitions Notion of dominance, Art. N° 99555

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