On September 14, the Supreme People's Court released the 2023 People's Court typical anti-monopoly and anti-unfair competition cases. A total of 10 typical cases were released this time, including 5 typical anti-monopoly cases and 5 typical anti-unfair competition cases.
Of the 5 typical anti-monopoly cases, 3 cases in the category of abuse of dominant market position involve 4 types of abusive acts, such as unfairly high prices, limiting transactions, attaching unreasonable trading conditions, and refusing to trade, while 2 cases in the category of monopoly agreements involve vertical and horizontal agreements, respectively. The cases involve industries such as medicine, funeral and interment, car sales and building materials, all of which are closely related to people's livelihoods. The 5 typical cases of anti-unfair competition involve types of cases including disputes over the application of general terms of unfair competition, confusion, false advertising, infringement of technical secrets and unfair competition on the Internet. The cases involve both living consumption areas such as household appliances, short videos, online games and restaurant reviews, as well as high-tech areas such as diagnostic reagents.
(Source: Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China)