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In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2011

After opposing it on Friday, December 9, 2011, AT&T reversed course and agreed on Monday, December 12 to join the Department of Justice motion to postpone the antitrust case seeking to enjoin the AT&TT-Mobile merger

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2012

On April 5 and April 9, 2012, two mobile marketing companies filed putative class action antitrust lawsuits in the Southern District of New York against the country’s major wireless carriers, the CTIA trade association, and various text-message (or Short Message Service) aggregators

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2010

There is an increasing probability that the FTC will challenge Google's pending acquisition of AdMob, a leading provider of mobile advertising services for smartphones

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2010

Howard Shelanski, Deputy Director for Antitrust in the FTC Bureau of Economics, testified on June 15, 2010, before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy recommending Congressional action to ensure that the recent Trinko and Credit Suisse Supreme Court decisions are not used to limit public antitrust enforcement actions brought by the FTC and DOJ in regulated industries such as telecommunications

The mobile market

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

The FCC has extended the pleading cycle regarding the application of Softbank Corp. to acquire 70 of Sprint. Petitions to deny are

The mobile market

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2011

Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia entered a scheduling order last week in the U.S. Department of Justice suit to block the AT&TT-Mobile merger

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2010

The FTC has decided not to challenge Google's acquisition of mobile advertising network company Admob, determining that the acquisition was unlikely to harm competition in the marketplace

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2012

On September 14, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the joint motion of Alcatel, Lucent, and Ericsson for reconsideration of the court’s August 21, 2012 order denying their motion to dismiss the TruePosition antitrust case alleging anticompetitive manipulation of the industry standards body, the Third Generation Partnership Program (3GPP

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

The FTC appears to be investigating a complaint filed by Adobe in May 2010 against Apple alleging that its practice of refusing to accept third-party programming tools for the iPhone violates antitrust law

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2011

On September 16, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice amended its complaint to enjoin the AT&TT-Mobile merger to include the states of New York, California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Washington, and Ohio as additional plaintiffs