Martijn van de Hel and Maarten Haak discuss Coty judgment in Dutch intellectual property journal

Martijn van de Hel and Maarten Haak (Hoogenraad & Haak) have written an annotation in Berichten Industriële Eigendom, a Dutch intellectual property journal about the Coty judgment in which the Court of Justice has ruled that a supplier may prohibit his selective distributors from selling luxury products through online marketplaces. Martijn and Maarten argue that on the basis of this judgment and the reaction of the European Commission, a supplier is also permitted in the case of open distribution and non-luxury products to impose an online marketplace ban on distributors.

Read the article here (in Dutch).

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