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India May Enforce $5 Billion Antitrust Fine On Google
2014-03-10 11:44:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google’s antitrust woes are not over. On Monday it was reported that the Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant now faces a fine of up to $5 billion in India, and could be forced to change its business practices in the Asian nation. ZDNet reported that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) accused Google of abusing its market position in the world’s second-largest nation by population. India started its antitrust...

2014-02-16 23:01:38

Professor Daryl Lim will host a book signing Feb. 20 at John Marshall. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Professor Daryl Lim will host a book signing Feb. 20 at John Marshall. Anticompetitive concerns continue to plague industries including cable, smartphones, pharma and biotech. Amid those concerns, a new book by Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School sheds fresh light on the role of “patent misuse” in innovation and competition. “Both innovation and competition take place in...

2014-02-14 23:02:10

Approval for the massive merger between Comcast and Time Warner could take more than a year, in part for scrutiny of whether the merger will create or facilitate market power in the new company, according to an antitrust expert at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Approval for the massive merger between Comcast and Time Warner could take more than a year, in part for scrutiny of whether the merger will create or facilitate market power in the new company,...

2014-01-30 08:37:43

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today insisted the European Commission must 'market test' a reported new proposal from Google to settle the three-year antitrust investigation of the Internet giant and said any remedy must insist that Google use an objective, nondiscriminatory mechanism to rank and display all search results - including links to Google products. Reuters reported on Wednesday that a new deal to settle was close and that...

2013-11-25 23:00:34

Book by John Marshall Law School Professor Daryl Lim sheds new light on a key doctrine dealing with the interplay of patent and antitrust laws. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Anticompetitive concerns continue to plague industries including smartphones, pharma and biotech. Amid those concerns, a new book by Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago sheds fresh light on the role of “patent misuse” in innovation and competition. “One central criticism of patent misuse...

Google Must Do More To Settle Antitrust Concerns: EU
2013-07-18 04:37:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Proposals by Google to modify its search and advertising practices have failed to resolve concerns it is unfairly stifling competition, bringing closer the possibility of a legal dispute, the European Commission's chief antitrust official said on Wednesday. These proposals "are not enough to overcome our concerns," said Joaquin Almunia, the antitrust head of the European Commission (EC), according to Reuters reporter Foo Yun Chee....

2013-06-19 14:32:04

Controversial deals that delay generic versions of drugs coming onto the market can lead to consumers paying significantly more for some treatments, according to new research by an academic from the University of East Anglia. Dr Farasat Bokhari´s study shows that moves to investigate and ban pay-to-delay deals — which typically involve a branded manufacturer holding a drug patent paying a rival generic firm to delay the release of its cheaper version — are justified. The...


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