“Antitrust Private Litigation”

By Susan Ning, Liu Jia, Xiao Dasha and Hazel Yin

On 1 August 2013, the very same day of the fifth anniversary of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”), Shanghai Higher People’s Court (“Shanghai Higher Court”) made a final judgment on the Rainbow v. Johnson & Johnson case.  It is the first case of vertical monopolistic agreement and the court overruled the judgment of the first instance, and ruling for the appellant (i.e., the plaintiff). This case is also the first anti-monopoly case in China where the second-instance court reversed the judgment of the first instance court and ruled in favor of the plaintiff.
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作者:宁宣凤刘佳尹冉冉

2013年8月1日,也即在《反垄断法》实施五周年的纪念日当天,上海市高级人民法院对全国第一起纵向垄断协议案件(锐邦诉强生案),作出终审判决——判决上诉人(也即原告)胜诉。本案也是迄今为止第一起二审法院撤销一审判决并判决原告胜诉的反垄断民事案件。
Continue Reading 第一起纵向垄断协议民事诉讼案件:锐邦诉强生固定转售价格案简析