“An indigestible dish”?

In Intel Corporation v VIA Technologies (20 December 2002) [2002] EWCA Civ 1905, the Court of Appeal handed down a decision dealing substantively with the tension between intellectual property rights and competition law. The case considers the inherent rights of a patent holder, and in what circumstances those rights may be qualified or fettered by competition law. Pat Treacy of Bristows reflects on the judgment.

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