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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • August 16 2010

Regulators from the European Commission have reportedly joined the FTC in investigating whether Apple's iPhone application development practices harm competition


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

The FTC and the US Department of Justice are reportedly debating which of the two agencies will launch an inquiry into Apple's new policy of requiring software developers for Apple devices (including the iPhone and iPad) to use only Apple's programming tools


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


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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

On September 6, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the FCC to respond within 30 days to the petition for writ of mandamus filed by CompTel and other parties to require the Commission to conclude the special access rulemaking initiated in 2005


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2011

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week announced the availability of draft guidelines for "Mobile Medical Applications"


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
  • 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


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2012

The House and Senate both have passed the Federal Aviation Authority re-authorization bill that contains a requirement for a study on the possible use of cellphones during flights


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