Previous article

Dominance in the pharmaceutical sector: an overview of EU and national case law

In a communication of November 2020, the European Commission (the “Commission”) presented its ‘new Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe’ [1], the main objective of which is to achieve a strong, fair, competitive, and green pharmaceutical industry, centered on patients’ needs. The Commission’s ambition is to remove existing barriers that prevent patients’ access to innovative and affordable medicines, while facilitating the digital transformation of the industry. In this context, the enforcement of competition rules certainly remains an important instrument for the Commission to achieve its goals and we expect the sector to remain a key priority throughout the European Union (“EU”). Just in the past year, several important decisions have been adopted and multiple investigations opened, both in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

Quotation

Mélanie Thill-Tayara, Marion Provost, Sophie Mitouard, Dominance in the pharmaceutical sector: an overview of EU and national case law, 23 December 2021, e-Competitions Pharma & Dominance, Art. N° 104161

Visites 1045

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues