Work Area: Private Antitrust Litigation

Third Circuit upholds egg producers’ trial win

A federal appellate court has affirmed a judge’s treatment of allegations that egg producer Rose Acre Farms conspired with other producers to fix prices.

23 June 2020

Intel and Apple patent aggregator suit lacks specificity, judge says

A California federal judge appears inclined to dismiss Intel and Apple’s lawsuit accusing an investment firm of violating federal antitrust law through its aggregation of a massive portfolio of patents for high-tech consumer products.

22 June 2020

SCOTUS to revisit antitrust case over arbitration dispute

The Supreme Court has agreed for a second time to review questions of arbitrability related to a lawsuit accusing a group of dental suppliers of participating in an anticompetitive boycott.

16 June 2020

New NCAA class action targets social media, telecast revenue

College athletes have alleged that the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s compensation rules blocked them from earning money on social media and from telecasts.

16 June 2020

Excessive pricing cases should be decided cautiously, Israel's AG says

Israel’s attorney general has urged the country’s top court to exercise caution and restraint when deciding an upcoming excessive-pricing claim against Coca Cola, setting out a two-part test for deciding if that type of conduct breaches competition law.

15 June 2020

PBMs seek to block Oklahoma law after SCOTUS delay

Pharmacy benefit managers are stepping up their efforts to block an Oklahoma law regulating the prescription industry after the coronavirus pandemic delayed the Supreme Court weighing in on a related case in Arkansas.

15 June 2020

Sixth Circuit judge presses Domino’s on forced arbitration

A federal appellate judge has questioned pizza chain Domino’s on the extent to which signing an arbitration agreement limits a person’s right to sue.

12 June 2020

Servier takes follow-on battle to UK Supreme Court

The EU General Court’s findings of fact are binding on domestic follow-on damages litigation if they provide “necessary support” to its annulment of a European Commission decision, Servier has argued to the UK’s top court.

09 June 2020

Fifth Circuit upholds HP’s award of disc drive assets

A Texas federal court correctly calculated damages awarded to HP, but should have allowed Quanta Storage more time to turn over its assets amid the covid-19 pandemic, an appellate court has ruled.

08 June 2020

Niaspan buyers denied class cert

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has rejected a bid for class certification by end-purchasers of cholesterol medication Niaspan in their lawsuit against drugmakers AbbVie and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

05 June 2020

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