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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a data report on January 4 regarding its horizontal merger investigation and enforcement action record over the past fifteen years. The report shows, sector by-sector, the...more
On December 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly presented the “Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) Activities Workshop.” This publicly-held workshop signaled a recognition by...more
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In This Issue:
- Five Core antitrust Principles For mergers of health insurers By: James M. Burns.
On July 9, WellPoint and Amerigroup, two prominent health insurers, announced that they intended to merge in a...more
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice recently announced revisions to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act’s premerger notification rules to require enhanced reporting of transactions (including licenses) relating...more
The FTC has proposed amendments to the premerger notification Rules to codify prior FTC guidance concerning when a transaction involving the transfer of rights to a patent in the pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing...more
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently announced and asked for comments on proposed changes to the premerger notification rules under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR Act”). The proposed rules would require...more
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed expanding Hart-Scott-Rodino reporting and waiting period obligations for certain pharmaceutical, biologics and medicine manufacturing licenses. The new rules are subject to public...more
Proposed rule includes new requirements for reporting pharmaceutical patent transfers.
On August 13, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released proposed amendments to the premerger notification rules (the Proposed...more
Fresh from its victory in the Third Circuit on “pay-for-delay” deals involving brand name and generic pharmaceutical companies, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced yet another initiative aimed at the...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced proposed amendments to the Premerger Notification Rules (HSR Rules) to clarify reporting requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as...more
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s new proposed Hart-Scott-Rodino Act rules will apply only to transfers of pharmaceutical patent rights and are expected to increase the number of filings. Comments on the proposed rules will...more
On August 13, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed amendments to the Premerger Notification Rules issued under the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”). The proposed amendments...more
On August 13, 2012, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it is seeking public comment to proposed changes to the premerger notification rules under the Hart Scott Rodino Act (HSR) relating to acquisitions of...more
The Federal Trade Commission has announced proposed rule changes that will impact the reportability of pharmaceutical patent licenses under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR Act”). If the rules...more
Earlier this week, the FTC (in cooperation with the DOJ) announced that it is considering making changes to the premerger notification rules that would require pharmaceutical companies to make Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filings...more
This past February the US Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and European Commission (“Commission”) cleared Google Inc.’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. without any conditions. In contrast, on May 19, 2012 the...more
Recently China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) approved Western Digital’s proposed acquisition of Hitachi’s hard disk drive business on a conditional basis. Containing the most comprehensive clearance conditions ever imposed...more
Last week, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice warned patent holders to make sure that enforcement of their patent rights do not hinder competition, either by charging excessive royalties or by foreclosing...more
Judge Koh refused to dismiss the bulk of an antitrust complaint Against Adobe Systems relating to its acquisition of FreeHand, a professional vector graphic illustration software. Although Adobe signed an FTC consent...more
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LCS & Partners has been preeminent in representing domestic and foreign clients in all areas of competition law in Taiwan. We have...more
In the health care antitrust world, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Evanston case, involving a retrospective attack on the consummated merger between Evanston Northwestern and Highland Park hospitals, is an important...more
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