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Fourth Circuit Panel Reaffirms State Immunity From Sherman Antitrust Liability

USA - February 3 2021 On January 19, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims brought by Western Star Hospital…

Third Circuit Requires Patent Validity Analysis In Adjudicating Antitrust Causation

USA - January 26 2021 On January 11, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a district court order granting defendants’ summary judgment…

Revised Market Definition For Patents Still Fails To State Plausible Claims Against Investment Manager

USA - January 13 2021 On January 6, 2020, Judge Edward M. Chen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted defendants’ motion to…

Antitrust Reverse Termination Fees--2020 Q3 Update

USA - December 29 2020 An antitrust reverse termination fee (ARTF), sometimes called an antitrust reverse breakup fee, is a fee payable by the buyer to the seller if and…

Antitrust Reverse Termination Fees--2020 Q2 Update

USA - December 25 2020 An antitrust reverse termination fee (ARTF), sometimes called an antitrust reverse breakup fee, is a fee payable by the buyer to the seller if and…

Eastern District Of Pennsylvania Allows Hospital Merger To Proceed

USA - December 22 2020 On December 14, 2020, Judge Gerald Pappert of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the Federal Trade…

European Commission Publishes New EU Cybersecurity Strategy

European Union - December 16 2020 The European Commission and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have published details of a new EU Cybersecurity…

Defendants Cannot Crack Peanut Farmers’ Class Certification Motion

USA - December 8 2020 On December 1, 2020, Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted plaintiff peanut…

California District Court Cuts Cord On Subcontractor’s Antitrust Claims Against Cable Provider

USA - December 1 2020 On November 17, 2020, Judge Troy Nunley of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California granted summary judgment for…

Central District Of California Dismisses Sherman Act Claims Involving Alleged Los Angeles Outdoor Advertising Market

USA - November 17 2020 On November 9, 2020, the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted defendant Outfront Media Inc.’s (“Outfront”)…