CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION – EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION – NON-COMPETE OBLIGATION – ABUSIVE TERMINATION – UNFAIR COMPETITION

Selective distribution : The Paris Court of Appeal considers that a distributor early breaching its agreement to sell competitive products violates a non-compete obligation limited to the duration of the contract, notwithstanding the effective commercialisation and its duration after the end of the relationship (Needle Concept)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. A company that has patented a flexible medical needle entrusts its exclusive distribution to a partner under a contract signed on September 27, 2009 for a period of three years renewable by tacit agreement. Complaining, on the one hand, about the existence of numerous competing products on the market despite the patents

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Nicolas Éréséo, Selective distribution : The Paris Court of Appeal considers that a distributor early breaching its agreement to sell competitive products violates a non-compete obligation limited to the duration of the contract, notwithstanding the effective commercialisation and its duration after the end of the relationship (Needle Concept), 8 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83940, pp. 112-113

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