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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

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

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

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

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.”

DOJ seeks to stop beer merger

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev SANV (ABI) and Mexican brewer Grupo

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

Trade groups and dairy coops accused of slaughtering cows to keep milk prices high

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

According to a news source, two antitrust lawsuits were filed in a California federal court this week alleging that dairy trade groups and coops manipulated dairy prices between 2003 and 2010 under a program that slaughtered more than 500,000 cows

DOJ seeks public comment on Anheuser-Busch InBevGrupo Modelo merger settlement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has published the antitrust complaint filed with a proposed final judgment and competitive impact statement

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.”