CASE COMMENTS: EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW - UNITED STATES - MONOPOLIZATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

USA: The Federal Trade Commission waives its right to ask the Supreme Court to rule on a monopolization practice involving intellectual property rights (Qualcomm)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Short justifications and a great deal of disappointment is the feeling generated by the FTC's questionable choice to drop the Qualcomm case from the US Supreme Court. It is true that the case was a sensitive one and that the FTC's arguments had been curtly rejected by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the summer of 2020. There is no doubt that this last event had seriously cooled down the boldness of the American competition authority as the motivation of the appeal court was a scathing disavowal of its reasoning! As a reminder, the FTC argued that Qualcomm had violated Section 2 of the Sherman Act by using its monopoly power on the electronic chips

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  • University of Grenoble Alpes

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Walid Chaiehloudj, USA: The Federal Trade Commission waives its right to ask the Supreme Court to rule on a monopolization practice involving intellectual property rights (Qualcomm), 29 March 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100609, pp. 226-227

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