Commitments – Copyrights: The French Competition Authority opens a second commitments procedure not to sanction a dominance abuse in the field of copyrights (SACD)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a so-called "procedural" communiqué issued on Friday, 11 February 2005, the Competition Council has indicated that it has opened a new Commitment procedure pursuant to Article L. 464-2 I of the French Code of Obligations the second one since the entry into force of the November 4, 2004. This commitment procedure concerns the management of copyrights. In In February 1998, a playwright had referred a case to the Council of Practices implemented by the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers (SACD). He reproached her for tying a service she was using a de facto monopoly - the collection and distribution of duties authors of television dramas - and a

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