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Lawmakers go hunting for “patent trolls”

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

Oregon has now become the second state to take aim at non-practicing entities (NPEs), more colorfully called "patent trolls," with laws addressing

Merger control: gun jumping goes global

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

Broadly defined, "gun jumping" refers to unlawful premerger coordination between the parties to an M&A transaction

Price-fixing executive dealt tough sentence for role in cartel

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

On December 6, 2013, Frank Peake, former president of Sea Star Line LLC, was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay a $25,000 fine for

How to (legally) keep competitors from poaching your key employees: antitrust law and non-poachingnon-solicitation agreements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

How can a company legally protect its valuable interests in key employees, when a competitor can just swoop in with a more attractive employment

The top five (avoidable) antitrust traps in M&A transactions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

In M&A transactions, the parties are often focused on negotiating the transfer of assets or equity, and may treat antitrust as a mere procedural milestone

Judge ends indirect purchaser plaintiffs’ case in Refrigerant Compressors

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

Last week, on April 8, 2014, the District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan dismissed the remaining claims of indirect purchaser plaintiffs

Court certifies class in hospital merger antitrust lawsuit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On December 10, 2013, Judge Edmond Chang of the Northern District of Illinois certified a class of plaintiffs who filed a proposed class action

Judge rules in favor of DOJ finding BazaarvoicePowerreviews merger anticompetitive

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2014

On January 8, 2014, Judge Orrick of the Northern District of California ruled that Bazaarvoice's acquisition of competitor Power Reviews violated

A combination of non-conclusory factual allegations satisfies Twombly for a Sherman Act 1 claim and can proceed to trial

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently reversed a district court decision dismissing a complaint alleging the defendants conspired to fix prices of digital music in violation of the Sherman Act 1

FTC Commissioner Wright weighs in on loyalty discount programs

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2013

In a recent speech, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Joshua Wright jumped into the debate over the proper approach for analyzing the