Mondaq USA: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Dentons Worldwide
The sale of goods and services through tenders has become normal practice for many companies operating in CIS markets.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The application of competition law to standard essential patents (SEPs) has been the subject of significant debate.
Jones Day
Under EU competition law, a "concerted practice" is a form of coordination between companies that, while falling short of a formal agreement or decision, can amount to a breach of the prohibition on anticompetitive agreements...
McGuireWoods LLP
Dawn raids remain a cornerstone of the European Commission (EC)'s and national regulators' investigatory practices, particularly in relation to cartels.
Orrick
An SEP is a patent for a technical standard adopted by a formal standard-setting organization (SSO).
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
ZTE offers products that use LTE technology. Huawei and ZTE were unable to reach a licensing agreement, however, and Huawei sought an injunction against ZTE before the Düsseldorf Regional Court in Germany.
Jones Day
In an important decision in the LCD panels cartel, the European Court of Justice has endorsed the European Commission's broad-ranging methodology for setting fines for violations of Article 101 TFEU.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Portions of a reverse payment suit against Endo Pharmaceuticals and others were recently dismissed by Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District of California.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The court heard oral argument last Thursday on these three motions to dismiss and its decision will likely clarify who among a manufacturer's competitors and direct and indirect consumers may bring antitrust claims in the future.
Foley & Lardner
For the last several years, the global auto industry has been rocked by unprecedented investigations and prosecution.
McDermott Will & Emery
The GUPPI analysis permits the federal antitrust enforcement agencies to assess whether a merger involving differentiated products is likely to result in unilateral anticompetitive effects.
Jones Day
The D.C. Circuit has rejected a challenge by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America to an FTC rule that makes the HSR Act reporting requirements cover pharmaceutical patent licenses that transfer "all commercially significant rights."
BakerHostetler
Petitioner Stephen Kimble had obtained a patent in 1990 on a Spider-Man-inspired toy that allowed the user to shoot "webs" made of foam string from his or her palm.
McDermott Will & Emery
First, the amendments likely would lead to the exchange of fees, discounts and other pricing terms among providers, which would increase the likelihood of provider collusion.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Recently, the Third Circuit issued the first federal appellate decision interpreting the Supreme Court's landmark decision in FTC v. Actavis, Inc., potentially greatly expanding the scope of settling parties in reverse payment cases.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A few short months before its anticipated January 27, 2010 iPad launch, Apple commenced negotiations with the six largest publishers in the U.S.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
In Actavis, the Supreme Court held that "unexplained large reverse payment[s]" from a patent holder to an alleged infringer in order to settle patent litigation may violate the antitrust laws.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The case is one of the first major decisions for U.S. District Court Judge Mehta who was just confirmed last December.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has filed a civil suit to block the acquisition of General Electric's appliance business by Electrolux.
McGuireWoods LLP
On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a pair of petitions addressing the reach of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act
Latest Video
Most Popular Recent Articles
BakerHostetler
Supreme Court Decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission Prompts Legal Challenges to State Professional Boards.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
The U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has filed a civil suit to block the acquisition of General Electric's appliance business by Electrolux.
McGuireWoods LLP
The basic objective of the antitrust laws is to eliminate practices that interfere with free competition.
Proskauer Rose LLP
You run a business. You sell actual products. You employ hundreds, or even thousands, of warm-blooded employees, all with names, families, and histories. You battle real competitors daily.
Orrick
The U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework is a compliance tool for companies that wish to transfer personal data from the European Union/European Economic Area to the U.S.
BakerHostetler
Allegiance Health (Allegiance) is the lone holdout facing antitrust charges brought by the DOJ and Michigan's Attorney General (AG).
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Over two and one-half years after it was initially filed, an antitrust suit brought by plaintiff ambulatory surgery centers against health insurers and a trade association of competing health systems is finally moving forward.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The case is one of the first major decisions for U.S. District Court Judge Mehta who was just confirmed last December.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
This is the first in what we expect to be a series of updates on DOJ criminal actions in the cartel area.
Article Search Using Filters
Related Topics
Mondaq Advice Center (MACs)
Popular Authors
Popular Contributors
Tools
Font Size:
Translation
Channels
Mondaq on Twitter
Partners