Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 25 Jul 2023
A competition expert has filed another class action alleging that Apple abused its dominance by charging developers an “excessive” 30% commission fee before the UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal.
Lexology PRO | India | 20 Jul 2023
Google must refrain from removing Disney’s streaming service from its application marketplace and accept a lower 4% fee for in-app purchases, an Indian court has held in an interim order.
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå AB | Sweden | 19 Jun 2023
Digital aggregation often involves the use of different datasets, including the use of data protected as databases. The makers of databases often want to protect their own investment against aggregators' perceived free-riding. However, balancing the interests of database owners and content aggregators can be difficult for the national courts. An interesting decision from the Patent and Market......
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 3 Apr 2023
The UK antitrust enforcer has said a ruling from the Competition Appeal Tribunal to quash its market investigation into Apple’s and Google’s dominance in the mobile browser and cloud gaming sectors risks “substantially undermining” its powers.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 27 Feb 2023
The UK’s specialist competition tribunal has ordered Apple to justify privilege claims on over 900 documents it refused to disclose in Rachael Kent's £1.5 billion class action lawsuit over the company’s allegedly unlawful App Store policies.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 22 Nov 2022
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has opened a market investigation to assess the dominance of Google and Apple over mobile browsers and examine how the latter restricts cloud gaming through its App Store.
Lexology PRO | India | 21 Oct 2022
The Competition Commission of India has provisionally fined Google €165 million for abusing its dominance over its Android mobile ecosystem and ordered the technology giant to adhere to a suite of behavioural remedies.
Lexology PRO | USA | 28 Sep 2022
The SEC has announced a “first-of-its-kind group resolution” against 11 financial institutions for breaching rules governing the use of personal devices at work.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland | 5 Sep 2022
The Irish regulator has issued a €405 million fine against the Meta-owned platform over its processing of children’s personal data – the latest in a string of actions against the company and its subsidiaries.
Pinsent Masons | European Union, United Kingdom | 1 Aug 2022
The High Court recently considered trademark infringement in the context of apps. The judgment is noteworthy both for its assessment of the elements of infringement in that specific online environment and its consideration of the scope of the injuries in section 10(3) of the Trade Marks Act 1994 on which there is still relatively limited case law. The judgment may give optimism to rights......