Our Practice

Anti-Trust & Competition Law

Our Practice Area

Anti-Trust & Competition Law

The firm has engaged in various matters in the domain of Competition Law since the Competition Act, 2002 came into effect in 2009.
We have advised clients on a variety of matters and provided services that have included filing Information/Complaints before the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”), contesting Information/Complaints at the prima facie stage and final stages. We have also assisted clients during the process of investigation before the Director-General, CCI (“DG”).

We have also been engaged by clients in the appellate process where we have either appealed against orders passed by the Competition Appellate Tribunal or have defended CCI orders before the Competition Appellate Tribunal or the High Court and the Supreme Court of India. Our lawyers have:

Represented the CCI in a matter pertaining to anti-competitive agreements and abuse of dominance in the Air cargo business, before the Competition Appellate Tribunal.

Represented a broadcaster in a matter pertaining to abuse of dominance by a monopoly player in the audience measurement business, before the Competition Commission of India.

Represented a DTH operator in an inquiry under Sections 3 and 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 before the Competition Commission of India.

Represented a leading radio network in allegations of abuse of dominance leveled by the client against Prasar Bharti, before the Competition Commission of India.

Represented the CCI before the Delhi High Court, in an issue relating to the question of exercise of jurisdiction by the CCI under the Competition Act, 2002 on an allegation of abuse of the dominance of the monopoly right granted under the Patents Act, 1970, with specific reference to FRAND terms in the telecommunication sector.

Represented a leading Hollywood Motion Picture Studio in a case of abuse of dominance against the client concerning the stipulation to use a given technology in theatres exhibiting the films produced by such motion picture studio, before the Competition

Advised clients during investigations by the DG into allegations of abuse of dominance by the biggest aggregator of television channels in the Cable and Satellite TV industry

Advised a leading Sports satellite broadcaster on issues pertaining to abuse of dominance in a matter where the broadcaster was an alleged beneficiary of the act of abuse of dominance.

Advised the CCI on the Intellectual Property aspects to effectuate the merger of Sun Pharma and Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited.

Regularly advise clients on opinions to review agreements/actions from the perspective of compliance of the terms of the Competition Act, 2002, including on issues such as abuse of dominance in the genetically modified seeds market, electronics business, broadcasting industry, sports business, etc.

Our Industry Sectors

Beyond Technology, Media and Telecom, TMT Law Practice serves a wide variety of diverse industry sectors and its legal challenges, from more conventional BFIS and Infrastructure to the new age Technological and StartUp sectors.

Our Practice Areas

Beyond Intellectiual Property Rights, you can rely on TMT Law Practice for diverse Legal competencies from Arbitration to Litigation and from Corporate Disputes to Competition Law, White Collar Crimes, Contracts, Data Privacy and Public Policy to name a few, those we have been serving for a iconic brands and businesses, eversince.

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The best in business that serve our Anti-Trust & Competition Law Team

Abhishek Malhotra

Abhishek Malhotra

Managing Partner, New Delhi

Deepak Biswas

Deepak Biswas

Of Counsel, New Delhi

Sapna Chaurasia

Sapna Chaurasia

Partner, Mumbai

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TMT Law Practice

Established in 2008, headquartered in New Delhi, with branch office in Mumbai, TMT Law Practice is India’s premiere Law Firm in segment of Technology, Media and Telecom, behind India’s iconic clients and judgements, often cited for “Where Law Meets Innovation”…