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Court dismisses remaining claims in milk antitrust litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

A federal court in Tennessee has dismissed the two remaining claims in antitrust litigation filed by certain retail processed milk sellers against Dean Foods Co. and the Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. In re: Se. Milk Antitrust Litig., No. 2:08-MD-1000 (U.S. Dist. Ct., E.D. Tenn., Greeneville Div., decided March 27, 2012) (ruling applies to Food Lion, LLC v. Dean Foods Co., No. 2:07-CV-188

FWW report suggests that choice at the grocery store is a mirage

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

A December 2013 Food & Water Watch (FWW) report titled "Grocery Goliaths: How Food Monopolies Impact Consumers" examines consolidation in the food

SCOTUS sides with FTC in reverse payment deals

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2013

A divided U.S. Supreme Court has determined that patent-infringement settlement agreements requiring the patentee to pay the claimed infringer

Eleventh Circuit turns aside FTC challenge to pay-for-delay deal

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2012

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed an antitrust action filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against a name-brand prescription drug manufacturer (the patent holder) and generic drug companies that entered into pay-for-delay agreements to settle patent infringement claims filed against the generic drug companies

FTC proposes new test for transfers of pharma patents to trigger antitrust review

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2012

The Federal Trade Commission has issued for public comment a notice of proposed rulemaking that is intended to clarify “when a transfer of exclusive rights to a patent in the pharmaceutical industry results in a potentially reportable asset acquisition under the Hart Scott Rodino (HSR) Act.”

FTC to conduct workshop on biosimilar issues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2013

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has scheduled a December 10, 2013, public workshop in Washington, D.C., "to explore competition issues

FTC report recommends ways to balance patent system with competition

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a report titled "The Evolving IP Marketplace: Aligning Patent Notice and Remedies with Competition.”

Chobani prohibited from using “Greek” yogurt designation in U.K.

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Greece, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

The England and Wales Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal filed by Chobani from a lower court's grant of permanent injunction barring the

DOJ antitrust complaint against Dean Foods survives dismissal motion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

A federal court in Wisconsin has reportedly denied the motion to dismiss filed by Dean Foods Co. in antitrust litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the attorneys general of three states, challenging the company’s acquisition of a milk producer in 2009

Recent agreements to settle disputes: contaminated GE rice lawsuits, dairy pricing and false pet food ads

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

Bayer CropScience has agreed to pay up to $750 million to settle the claims of rice farmers who allege that the company’s genetically engineered (GE) rice contaminated their conventional crops and led to market losses when some countries closed their borders to U.S