Tag: Competition Commission of India

Growth of Digital Economy – A Challenge for Competition Regulators

Introduction Competition policy is a public policy which is aimed at ensuring that competition in the marketplace is not restricted in any manner that is detrimental to the society. The most significant goal of competition policy is to shield society from harmful competitive behaviour[1]. Digital economy is dynamic and fundamentally different from other sectors. Digital … Continue reading Growth of Digital Economy – A Challenge for Competition Regulators

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Abuse of Dominant Position in Aftermarkets and Other Support and Maintenance Markets in India

Introduction The term ‘aftermarket’ is generally used in the automobile industry and it is generally a secondary market dealing in spare parts, accessories and other components for motor vehicles. It is also concerned with the service, maintenance and customization of vehicles in the automobile sector. The other support and maintenance markets involve kinds of services … Continue reading Abuse of Dominant Position in Aftermarkets and Other Support and Maintenance Markets in India

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Competition Law and IPR- Friends or Foes?

An intellectual property right holder is granted legal rights to protect his intellectual property- here is where competition law plays a huge role by ensuring that such power and monopoly is restricted in the market. Both intellectual property rights and competition law have co-existed separately and peacefully since a number of years. It was later … Continue reading Competition Law and IPR- Friends or Foes?

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