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Anheuser-Busch to sell brewery & U.S. beer rights to fend off DOJ antitrust claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

In the wake of an antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking to enjoin the acquisition of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo


China asks U.S. State Department for support in vitamin C price-fixing appeal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • China, USA
  • June 6 2014

The Chinese government has asked the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to take judicial notice of a diplomatic note its embassy sent to the U.S. State


CRS report focuses on pharmaceutical patent settlements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2013

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) recently issued a report titled "Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements: Issues in Innovation and


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


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


Settlement announced in egg antitrust litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

A plaintiffs' firm has announced a $25 million partial settlement in an antitrust class action "brought on behalf of direct purchasers of shell eggs and egg products."


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.”


FTC proposes ways to prevent patent hold-up in collaborative standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will conduct a public workshop on June 21, 2011, to present options aimed at preventing competition issues raised when patented technologies are incorporated in the standards developed by private, collaborative standard-setting organizations


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


Analysts suggest parallels between soft drink and cigarette companies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2012

A March 27, 2012, “Great Speculations” column on Forbes.com draws parallels between carbonated soft drink (CSD) companies and the tobacco industry, claiming that a recent decline in CSD consumption in the United States has created a competitive market environment similar to that faced by cigarette manufacturers