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General Court of the EU Confirms Fines Imposed on Lundbeck and Generic Drug Manufacturers for Entering into Patent Settlements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • September 22 2016

On 8 September 2016, the General Court of the EU (GCEU) handed down five judgments upholding a decision by the Commission of 19 June 2013 imposing


The Concept of Full-Function Joint Venture in the EU
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • August 8 2016

In the European Union (EU), at the inception of a joint venture (JV), parent companies must determine whether the newly created structure presents a


Antitrust claims against patent pool
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2008

In a terse non-precedential decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a 2006 district court order dismissing antitrust claims against participants in an international patent pool arrangement


AstraZeneca and Ranbaxy avoid heartburn of a new antitrust trial
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

On August 7, 2015, Judge William G. Young, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, denied Plaintiffs’ post-trial motions


National competition authorities in Europe are not bound by the European Commission de minimis notice
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 10 2013

On 13 December 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that national competition authorities (NCAs) can apply European competition


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"


EU Court Rules That Royalties for Unpatented Technology Are Not Necessarily Anticompetitive
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • July 11 2016

On 7 July 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down a judgment on whether Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of


Use of Privilege Designations during Reverse Payment Settlement Litigation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania limited antitrust Plaintiffs' ability to use argument or evidence based upon


Seventh Circuit upholds dismissal of text messaging price-fixing claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 16 2015

On Thursday, April 9, 2015, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for AT&T Mobility LLC, Verizon Wireless LLC


The European Commission Fines Truck Manufacturers a Record 2.93 billion for Cartel Conduct
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 15 2016

On 19 July 2016, the European Commission (Commission) imposed fines totaling 2,926,499,000 on four truck producers (39824 - Trucks). The fine is the