CASE COMMENTS: FOREIGN CASE LAW - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT – MONOPOLISATION – TYING

United States : The United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals confirms the injunction against a company for its potentially abusive tying practices (Collins Inkjet, Eastman Kodak)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, No. 14 - 3306, March 15, 2015, Collins Inkjet v. Eastman Kodak Is it possible, where one is in a dominant position on the market for a commodity product, to reward customer loyalty and penalise 'infidels' by increasing the price of the tying product to penalise customers who purchase the tied product from competitors? The answer seems to be in the affirmative, if we refer to the decision handed down on 15 March 2015 by the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Without, however, pronouncing on the merits of the case, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found the allegations of the plaintiff who claimed a

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Jean-Christophe Roda, United States : The United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals confirms the injunction against a company for its potentially abusive tying practices (Collins Inkjet, Eastman Kodak), 15 March 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2015, Art. N° 73230, pp. 204-206

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