Exclusive License Agreement Competition Law

These include the European Commission`s horizontal cooperation guidelines, the TT-GVO and TT guidelines on GMOs, the R&D block exemption regulation, the Green Block Exemption Regulation and related guidelines, as well as the EC communication on subcontracting. Each of these instruments applies the principles set out in Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to a particular type of agreement. The evidence assessed by the Commission and the GC showed that Windows interoperability information was indispensable for competing developers of work group server operating systems in order to compete with Microsoft and that there was no viable alternative to that information. .