• Restrictions on Parallel Trade in the EU: The ECJ’s GlaxoSmithKline Decision
  • December 23, 2009 | Authors: Andrew Bailey; Stephen C. Tupper
  • Law Firm: Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP - London Office
  • On October 6, 2009, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down its much anticipated decision in GlaxoSmithKline Services Ltd. v Commission. This decision is the latest development in a 10 year pharmaceutical industry saga as to whether and when manufacturers can legitimately restrict parallel trade in the common market.