CASE COMMENT: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - FORCED LICENSING - COMMITMENT

Commitments: The French Competition Council explains how should a new product be defined in order to implement the IMS test (Yver & Tellier)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Conc. conc. dec. no. 05-D-25 of 31 May 2005 relating to practices implemented by Yvert & Tellier on the market for stamp quotation catalogues The Competition Council has decided to accept the commitments offered by Yvert and Tellier. This company, which is active on the market for listing catalogues, holds intellectual property rights to a numbering system that has become the "common language" of philatelists. Dallay requested access to this numbering system, which was refused by Yvert and Tellier. In the commitments originally proposed, the company offered to grant publishers of quotation catalogues the right to produce cross-reference tables

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  • Paris School of Economics

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David Spector, Commitments: The French Competition Council explains how should a new product be defined in order to implement the IMS test (Yver & Tellier), 31 May 2005, Concurrences N° 3-2005, Art. N° 1182, pp. 81-82

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