Shanda Interactives successful defence against
allegations of an abuse of dominance provides a case study in
how companies can fight errant use of Chinas competition
law by private litigants. Thomas Yih, general counsel of Shanda
Games, explains how.
In October 2009, the court dismissed a complaint by Beijing
Shusheng Electronic Technology surrounding a sequel to a story
published by Shandas online literature subsidiary. Shanda
attempted to uphold its intellectual property rights by
stopping the sequel; the plaintiff alleged that this was...