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Top Five Issues Related To Physician-Hospital ASC Joint Ventures
The past several years have seen resurging interest in ambulatory surgery center (ASC) transactions. As previously covered in Health Care Law Today
United States
9 Jul 2019
Antitrust Scrutiny Of Technology Companies Continues To Expand
Governmental and private antitrust actions against technology companies expanded in 2018 and 2019, particularly relative to electronics and pharmaceutical companies.
United States
19 Jun 2019
The DOJ's Antitrust Scrutiny Is Here To Stay
Over the past couple of years, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has stepped up antitrust enforcement against companies for entering "no-poach" agreements.
United States
28 Mar 2019
Hart-Scott-Rodino Reporting Threshold Reaches $90 Million
On March 4, 2019, the Federal Register published FTC notices with the latest annual adjustments to the statutory thresholds under both the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976
United States
13 Mar 2019
2019 Antitrust Outlook – A Stabilizing Enforcement Environment
As 2019 approaches, the antitrust outlook in the United States appears to be stabilizing.
United States
28 Jan 2019
DOJ And FTC Signal Shifts In Antitrust Enforcement Of Essential Patent Disputes
Recent public statements from Makan Delrahim, Assistant United States Attorney General for the Antitrust Division at the U.S. DOJ, and Joseph Simons, FTC Chairman, indicate that the two United States antitrust...
United States
12 Oct 2018
Antitrust Scrutiny Of No-Poaching Agreements Continues To Pick Up Steam
To most people, "poaching" is a bad thing, connoting a mix of elephant hunting and mediocre eggs.
United States
27 Sep 2018
Court Rules Drivers Lack Standing To Pursue Claims Against Uber Because Data Breach Did Not Include Drivers' Social Security Numbers
California companies housing their drivers' personal information may feel less exposed to liability in light of the Northern District of California's holding in Antman v. Uber Technologies, Inc.
United States
14 Aug 2018
EU's Antitrust Fine Against Google Is STUPID
The New York Times reported in response to the EU $5.1 billion fine that "Google argued that the European decision was an attack on its ad-based business model.
United States
7 Aug 2018
New Types Of Section 337 Investigations At The International Trade Commission
Most Section 337 investigations allege violations of intellectual property ("IP") based rights involving patent, registered trademark, or registered copyright infringement ("statutory IP claims").
United States
18 Jul 2018
Apple's App Store A monopoly?
The Washington Post reported a 7 year old case will be considered by the US Supreme Court as to whether "Apple has "monopolized" the market for iPhone apps ...
United States
22 Jun 2018
Department Of Justice Brings The First Employment-Related Antitrust Case Since The October 2016 Guidance Statement
In October 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice DOJ and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) jointly issued a guidance statement about the application of antitrust laws to hiring and compensation decisions.
United States
16 Apr 2018
Can Hiring Away A Competitor's Employees Be An Antitrust Problem?
A senior sales executive for your biggest competitor is looking to jump ship, and wants to join your company
United States
27 Mar 2018
Federal Circuit Rejects Appeal Of Walker Process Claim
In Xitronix Corp. v. KLA-Tencor Corp., No. 2016-2746 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 9, 2018), the Federal Circuit considered whether it or a regional circuit had jurisdiction over an appeal of a case ...
United States
9 Mar 2018
2018 Antitrust Outlook – Another Year Of Uncertainty
The antitrust outlook in the United States in 2018 continues to present uncertainty. Below, we look to identify some sources of that uncertainty ...
United States
21 Feb 2018
Hart-Scott-Rodino And Interlocking Directorates Thresholds Rise For 2018
On January 29, 2018, the FTC published the latest annual adjustments to the statutory thresholds under both the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. § 18a) (HSR) ...
United States
31 Jan 2018
FTC Advisory Opinion Says Hospital's Proposed Prescription Program For Affiliated Entity Employees Is Exempt From Robinson-Patman Act Price Discrimination Restrictions
On November 7, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released an advisory opinion confirming that a non-profit hospital in New York may sell discounted prescription drugs ...
United States
17 Nov 2017
Student-Athletes Seek $45M In Legal Fees And Costs In NCAA Scholarship Antitrust Lawsuit
in a lawsuit brought by student-athletes claiming that the value of their scholarships was anti-competitively capped by NCAA rules, the student-athletes sought approval of nearly $45 million in attorneys' fees...
United States
14 Sep 2017
Does Amgen Have Viable State Law Claims Against Sandoz Arising From The Zarxio Biosimilar Patent Dispute?
The Supreme Court gave the Federal Circuit options as to how and whether to address these issues on remand.
United States
3 Jul 2017
Section 337 and the New Trump Administration: Your Top Ten Questions Answered
As shown by the recent announcement by the Trump Administration of a Section 232(b) national security review of steel imports, (a type of investigation that has not been used since 2001)...
United States
9 May 2017
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