CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - CARTEL - CONSERVATORY MEASURES - EXCLUSIVE DUTY -

Exclusivity provisions: The Paris Court of Appeal decides on the legality of exclusivity provisions on the mobil phone services market (Orange / Apple / France Télécom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CA Paris, February 4, 2009, Apple Sales International, Apple Inc, France Telecom SA, Orange France SA v/ Bouygues Telecom SA Facts The Apple company, already at the origin of the IPod, a highly successful MP3 player, and the online music store Itunes Music Store, has launched a mobile terminal called the Iphone, in the "smartphone" category. This terminal has the particularity of combining the use of a mobile phone, a personal assistant, an Ipod, a GPS and a portable game console. Since July 18, 2008, Orange France has been granted a contractual exclusivity for the distribution of the 3 G version of the Iphone, organized according to the following

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Dominique Ferré, Karine Biancone, Exclusivity provisions: The Paris Court of Appeal decides on the legality of exclusivity provisions on the mobil phone services market (Orange / Apple / France Télécom), 4 February 2009, Concurrences N° 2-2009, Art. N° 29597, www.concurrences.com

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