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Shanghai court dismisses Shanda anti-monopoly lawsuit

Date: 03 November 2009

Keywords (click to search): anti-monopoly AML litigation dispute resolution Shanda Games Shanghai Beijing Sursen

A Shanghai court has dismissed an abuse of dominance case against two Chinese online entertainment companies, providing encouragement for dominant companies wishing to legitimately protect their IP rights.

The case had been filed by Beijing Sursen Electronic Technology Co against Shanda Interactive Entertainment and Shanghai Xuanting Entertainment Information Technology under Article 50 of the PRC Anti-monopoly Law (AML). The Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court rejected the claim on October 23 on evidentiary grounds, also finding that the defendants had been justified in attempting to protect their IP rights.

"The Shanghai Court’s judgment should … be welcomed as an...


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