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Recently, the Third Circuit reexamined the test for antitrust standing in Ethypharm S. A. France v. Abbott Laboratories. The importance of the opinion, however, lies not just in the court’s affirmation of the multifactor test...more
On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission announced that, after its inquiry of almost two-years, it is ending its antitrust investigation into Google. It finds that Google has not violated antitrust laws in its ordering of...more
In a nutshell, you need to pay attention to antitrust standing doctrine because the doctrine has real teeth and can result in dismissal of claims.
That’s what the plaintiff in Static Control Components, Inc. v. Lexmark...more
In Ritz Camera & Image, LLC v. SanDisk Corporation, et al., United States District Court, ND Cal., Case No. 5:10-CV02787-JF/HRL, the court denied a motion to dismiss in a Walker Process "fraud on patent office" case, and...more
The Federal Trade Commission has been clamping down on several major food companies regarding health claims in their advertising. Iovate Health Sciences USA and Nestle S.A. subsidiary, Nestle Healthcare Nutrition, Inc., were...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Spammer Gets Slammer
*Google Threatens Ad Scammers With Lifetime Ban
*Ad Groups Challenge Tobacco Ad Law
*Wrigley Asked to Stop Eclipse Gum Ad Claims
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On September 9, 2009, a federal judge in Maine agreed with retailers, marketers, and media companies that the recently enacted Maine law "An Act To Prevent Predatory Marketing Practices Against Minors" is likely...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Are Spammers More Prepared For ISP Shutdowns?
*Minnesota Abandons Efforts To Ban Online Betting
*China To Require Blocking Software on All New PCs
*Nescafé Targets Starbucks’ Instant Coffee in...more
In December 2004, Apple filed a lawsuit in Santa Clara county against unnamed individuals who allegedly leaked information about new Apple products to several online news sites, including AppleInsider and PowerPage. The...more
In December 2004, EPIC filed a complaint with the FTC against databroker ChoicePoint. EPIC urged the agency to investigate the compilation and sale of personal dossiers by data brokers such as ChoicePoint. EPIC argued that...more
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