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section 1 of this Act apply to technology transfer agreements.
The provision in Chapter 1. section 6 of the Competition Act (2008:579) shall also
apply to agreements under this Act.
Act shall not apply to the licensing agreement covered by the Act
(2008:582) on block exemptions for anti-competitive
specialisation agreements or the law (2008:583) if the block exemption
for anti-competitive agreements on research and
development. Law (2014:935).
section 2 Under the conditions laid down in paragraph 3 of the terms of such
technology transfer agreements containing
restrictions of competition falling within the scope of Chapter 2. 1 §
Competition Act (2008:579) derogation from the prohibition provided for in the same
section against such agreements. Exception applies, however, only for
such categories of agreements that fulfil the conditions for
exceptions in Chapter 2. section 2 of the competition act.
Of Chapter 2. paragraph 3 of the Competition Act, it follows that the FCA can
decide that an individual agreement, which as a result of a
block exemption under this Act is exempt from the prohibition referred to in
Chapter 2. paragraph 1 of the same law, should not be covered by the exemption if
the agreement has effects which are incompatible with Chapter 2. section 2 of the
the competition act. Law (2014:935).
section 3 of the terms of the agreements apply the provisions of
Commission Regulation (EU) No 316/2014 by March 21, 2014
on the application of article 101(3) of the Treaty on European
Union to categories of agreements on
technology transfer in the same way, with the exception of
articles 2(1), 6, 7 and 9 to 11. Furthermore, references to
the exemption provided for in article 2 shall refer to paragraph 2 in conjunction with
Article 1, first and second subparagraphs. Law (2014:935).
1. This law shall enter into force on August 1, 2014.
2. Older regulations apply to the end of June 2015 for
agreements which were in force on 1 January 2014. Older regulations
does not apply to agreements which at the date of entry into force satisfies the
the conditions for block exemption under the new regulations.
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