Judgment of 30 January 2020, Generics (UK) Ltd and Others v. Competition and Markets Authority, Case C-307/18, ECLI: EU:C:2020:52.

The Court of Justice of the EU, in a preliminary ruling, rendered its first judgment on the compatibility with the EU competition rules of patent settlement agreements, thereby providing important guidance on key concepts of competition law, such as restrictions of competition ‘by effect’ and ‘by object’ and ‘potential competition’.