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March 2009
Finweek;3/19/2009, p64
The article offers information on the implication of the Competition Act on the intellectual property and franchise operations in South Africa. It was found that Chapter 2 of the Competition Act addresses prohibited practices, such as restrictive practices and abuse of dominant positions. Moreover, Section 5 of the Act stresses that the agreement between parties in a vertical relationship is prohibited if it prevents or lessens competition in the market.


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