Antitrust: Commission fines NBCUniversal €14.3 million for restricting sales of film merchandise products* The European Commission has fined several companies belonging to Comcast Corporation, including NBCUniversal LLC, (“NBCUniversal”) €14 327 000 for restricting traders from selling licensed merchandise within the European Economic Area (EEA) to territories and customers beyond those allocated to them. These restrictions concerned merchandise products featuring the Minions, Jurassic World and other images and characters from NBCUniversal's films. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said:"This is the third decision dealing with sales restrictions on licensed products sold across Europe. Universal's strategy to prevent traders from selling
The EU Commission imposes fines totally €14M on several companies including a film and TV production company for restricting sales of film merchandise products (NBCUniversal)
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