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New DOJ “Strike Force” to Focus Attention on Antitrust Crimes in Government Procurement

USA - November 12 2019 On November 5, the Department of Justice (DOJ) sent a message to which everyone in the government contracting, federal grant and program funding…

Robert K. "Bob" Tompkins.

AndroGel Litigation Finally Ready for Trial, But Plaintiffs’ Paths to Proving Causation Curtailed

USA - June 21 2018 Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court found in FTC v. Actavis, 570 U.S. 136 (2013), that large and unjustified payments from a brand pharmaceutical…

Charles A. Weiss.

DOJ Challenges Employer No-Poaching Agreements as Per Se Antitrust Violation

USA - April 4 2018 The DOJ's Antitrust Division sent a powerful message to the business community yesterday when it sued railroad equipment suppliers Knorr-Bremse AG and…

New Reverse-Payment Decision Sheds Further Light on Plaintiffs’ Causation Burden

USA - January 31 2018 As post-Actavis antitrust litigation over so-called "reverse payment" patent settlements proceeds, courts continue to provide further illumination…

Charles A. Weiss.

DOJ’s Antitrust Division Demands Easier Path to Proof of Settlement Violations

USA - January 22 2018 Shortly after the arrival last fall of Makan Delrahim as head of the DOJ's Antitrust Division, the DOJ quietly introduced a subtle but significant…