Tying Under Article 82 EC and the Microsoft Decision: A Comment on Dolmans and Graf
David S. Evans
University of Chicago Law School; University College London; Global Economics Group
World Competition: Law and Economics Review, 2005
The recent article by Maurits Dolmans and Thomas Graf summarizes their views on the analytical framework adopted under EC tying law and applies this framework to the European Commission's March 2004 decision in Microsoft. We appreciate the opportunity this article provides for engaging in a healthy debate about sound approaches towards tying practices and for examining the permissible limits of product design by dominant firms. Both have significant ramifications for the development of the Common Market.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 28, 2004
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