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2014-07-08 12:28:45

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UniStrip Technologies, LLC of Charlotte NC has filed an antitrust lawsuit in the Los Angeles federal court against LifeScan, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company, for violations of the Sherman and Clayton Acts. In November, 2013 the FDA cleared UniStrip to market test strips that are compatible with four of LifeScan's OneTouch Ultra blood glucose meters. The key to UniStrip's success would be its highly accurate strips, as cleared by...

2014-05-19 12:31:05

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan S. Klarfeld, a veteran antitrust enforcer who led many significant merger investigations and challenges over the past 13 years at the Federal Trade Commission, is joining the Washington, D.C. office of Ropes & Gray, one of the world's leading corporate law firms. Mr. Klarfeld, 44, is currently a deputy assistant director in the Mergers I division in the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition in Washington, D.C. He will...

2014-03-14 16:21:43

IRVING, Texas, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) today announced that it has reached final settlement in the Standard Iron Works v. Arcelor Mittal et al. lawsuit in the amount of approximately $4 million, which the Company estimates is less than the anticipated cost to the Company of continuing to defend the lawsuit. The class action litigation, filed in September 2008 on behalf of the direct purchasers of steel products, alleged violation of the...

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...

2014-02-06 12:23:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ruling released publicly on February 6, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission dismissed its accusations that McWane, Inc. colluded or conspired with its competitors to fix prices in the water works fittings markets. This dismissal leaves in place Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell's complete rejection of the Commission's conspiracy claims, which he found to be nothing more than "unpersuasive" and "unsupported speculation" that...

2014-01-06 12:20:34

MINEOLA, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, P.C. today announced an alliance with Berger & Montague, P. C., in prosecuting the lawsuit Maxon Hyundai Mazda et-al. vs. Carfax, Inc., alleging violations of U.S. antitrust laws. Berger & Montague previously served as co-counsel against Visa and MasterCard, obtaining the landmark settlement of $7.25 billion, the largest ever settlement of a private antitrust case. Currently, there are...

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...

2013-08-08 23:01:36

Antitrust Justice lawsuit was filed today by the Law Firm of Howard & Associates, P.A. against Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Metro International Trade Services, Glencore Xstrata, Inc., Henry Bath, LLC, Henry Bath & Son, LTD, JP Morgan Chase & CO., The London Metal Exchange, and related collusive parties, for their alleged antitrust aluminum practices that has cost direct and indirect aluminum consumers $5 billion dollars over the past 3 years, and $3 billion dollars during this...


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