The antitrust relevance of granular versioning

Regulating industrial internet trough IPR, data protection and competition law, 2019

After describing what granular versioning is, the paper first explains why it approximates first-degree price discrimination and not second-degree quality discrimination. Next, the paper discusses how competition rules could be used to manage granular versioning. Finally, the paper concludes by watering down the concerns that granular versioning seems to nourish.