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The 3Q case and the abuse of dominance analysis under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law

 |  March 20, 2016

Yong Huang and Xin Zhang, March 20, 2016

On March 20, 2013, the Higher People’s Court of Guangdong Province gave its judgment on the case of abuse of market dominance of Beijing Qihoo Technology Co., Ltd. (“Qihoo”) vs. Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Tencent Computer System Co., Ltd. (collectively referred to as “Tencent”) and dismissed all the plaintiff’s claims. On October 8, 2014, the Supreme People’s Court made a second trial on the case and held that in the first instance judgment the facts ascertained were basically true, the application of law was correct and the trial result was appropriate, thereby it judged to reject the appeal and maintained the original verdict.

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