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Foreign airlines move to dismiss rate-fixing litigation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

Last Friday, foreign cargo carriers filed motions to dismiss an air freight price-fixing suit brought by Schenker AG, the logistics division of

Seventh Circuit denies rehearing in LCD price-fixing suit by Motorola

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

On January 12, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals refused Motorola Mobility LLC’s petition for a rehearing en banc of its price-fixing claims

The Advocate General of the EU clarifies position on enforcement of SEPs

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • December 30 2014

Despite the fact that standard-essential patents (SEPs) have been on the agenda of the European Union (EU) competition law debate for some time now

Former Toyoda Gosei executive pleads guilty to price-fixing, bid-rigging

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

On January 6, 2015, Makoto Horie of Toyoda Gosei North America pled guilty to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for conspiring to fix the

Lanham Act attorneys’ fees awarded in the absence of damages

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that even in the absence of an award of damages on a Lanham Act false advertising claim, a party can recover attorneys’ fees after obtaining an injunction that confers substantial benefit to the public

Japanese shipping company rolls over, pleads guilty to price fixing

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

On September 26, 2014 Japanese transportation company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) agreed to plead guilty to price fixing, bid rigging and

Supreme Court allows the passing-on defense in antitrust damages actions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • July 8 2011

The German Supreme Court, in a landmark ruling handed down on 28 June 2011, has held that members of a cartel are able to defend themselves against a claim for damages by raising the defense that the relevant applicants have passed on the damage caused by higher prices onto a downstream market (the so-called "passing-on defense"

North Carolina Dental Board urges reversal of FTC’s “radical” stance on state action immunity

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2014

North Carolina's State Board of Dental Examiners has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) "radical

Second Circuit to hear expedited appeal in “product hopping” suit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

On January 6, 2015, the Second Circuit granted defendants’ motion for an expedited appeal but denied their motion for a stay in New York v

International news: focus on energy

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • December 4 2013

Companies with operations in China now face a significantly heightened risk of fines and exposure to private damages claims for cartel behaviour and