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Document 62015TA0751

Case T-751/15: Judgment of the General Court of 14 September 2017 — Contact Software v Commission (Competition — Abuse of a dominant position — Markets for computer-aided design software and for interface information about that software — Decision to reject a complaint — Relevant market — Manifest error of assessment — No EU interest)

OJ C 369, 30.10.2017, p. 9–10 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

30.10.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 369/9


Judgment of the General Court of 14 September 2017 — Contact Software v Commission

(Case T-751/15) (1)

((Competition - Abuse of a dominant position - Markets for computer-aided design software and for interface information about that software - Decision to reject a complaint - Relevant market - Manifest error of assessment - No EU interest))

(2017/C 369/12)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Contact Software GmbH (Bremen, Germany) (represented by: J.-M. Schultze, S. Pautke and C. Ehlenz, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Vollrath, I. Zaloguin and L. Wildpanner, acting as Agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: Dassault systèmes (Vélizy-Villacoublay, France) (represented by: R. Snelders, lawyer, and J. Messent, Barrister)

Re:

Application based on Article 263 TFEU and seeking the partial annulment of Commission Decision C(2015) 7006 final of 9 October 2015 rejecting the complaint lodged by the applicant regarding infringements of Article 102 TFEU allegedly committed by Dassault systèmes and Parametric Technology Corp. on certain markets for computer-aided design software and certain markets for interface information about that software (Case COMP/39846 — Contact/Dassault & Parametric).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Contact Software GmbH to bear its own costs and to pay the costs of the European Commission;

3.

Orders Dassault systèmes to bear its own costs.


(1)  OJ C 68, 22.2.2016.


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