The Indian Competition Authority finds no anti-competitive effect of exclusive distribution agreement that conferred monopoly in the aftermarket for medical equipment warranty services (Dr. Anoop Bhagat / Spectra Medical System India and Solta Medicals)

Background The Competition Commission of India in a recent matter found that allegations regarding Exclusive Distribution Agreement and Abuse of Dominant Position were not true and thus rejected the matter out rightly finding not even a prima facie case. However, the merit of the complaint did warrant a more detailed scrutiny into the matter. The case [1] was filed by Dr. Anoop Bhagat (Informant) against M/s. Spectra Medical System Pvt. Ltd. (Opposite Party No. 1) and M/s. Solta Medicals, Inc., USA (Opposite Party No.2) under Sec 19(1)(a) of the Indian Competition Act, 2002(the Act). The Informant is a Doctor practicing cosmetology. OP No.1 was the sole distributor selling Fraxel machines (used in cosmetology) in India. OP No. 2 is a global leader in the medical aesthetics markets

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Vikas Kathuria, The Indian Competition Authority finds no anti-competitive effect of exclusive distribution agreement that conferred monopoly in the aftermarket for medical equipment warranty services (Dr. Anoop Bhagat / Spectra Medical System India and Solta Medicals), 15 février 2013, e-Competitions February 2013, Art. N° 51461

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