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"Southern District Decision Highlights Challenges for Private Litigants Pursuing Manipulation Claims Under the CEA"

The U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York recently dismissed a class action lawsuit alleging that Total, S.A., Total Gas & Power North America, Inc., and Total Gas & Power Limited (collectively, “Total”)...more

Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Sham Citizen Petition Claim, Summary Judgment on False Advertising Claims **WEB ONLY**

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Addressing Sherman Act and Lanham Act claims arising out of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the district court’s dismissal of the plaintiffs’ Sherman Act claim...more

A New Normal? Challenges to Market Definition Find a Foothold at 12(b)(6) Stage

Recent federal court opinions dismissing cases under Rule 12(b)(6) may provide an early off-ramp for antitrust defendants where a roadblock has often existed. Courts are increasingly dismissing cases at the 12(b)(6) stage for...more

Out of Luck: Second Circuit Dismisses Antitrust Suit Brought by Catskills “Racino” Developers on Market Definition Grounds

On March 18, 2016, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit brought by the prospective developers of a racing track and casino in the Catskills region of New York against their...more

Accused Infringer Rides Antitrust Roller Coaster - Magnetar Technologies Corp. v. Intamin Ltd.

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Addressing antitrust issues in connection with a dismissed patent infringement lawsuit, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a grant of summary judgment dismissing antitrust and malicious prosecution...more

Better Early than Never: SDNY Dismisses Lawsuit over Patent Settlement where Generics were Granted Early-Entry Licenses with...

On September 22, Judge Ronnie Abrams of the Southern District of New York dismissed an antitrust lawsuit against Takeda Pharmaceuticals and three generic drug manufacturers based on settlements they had reached regarding a...more

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Netflix Antitrust Suit

Last Friday, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a multidistrict class action brought by Netflix subscribers who claimed the company conspired with Walmart to dominate the online DVD sales and rental markets. In 2005,...more

Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of 99% of Motorola’s Claims in LCD Case Based on Motorola’s Lack of Standing

On the day before Thanksgiving—less than two weeks after oral argument—the Seventh Circuit issued its ruling on Motorola’s interlocutory appeal in Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., affirming dismissal of the vast...more

LIBOR Going Forward: How Will Dismissal of Antitrust Claims Effect Investigations and Private Claims?

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We recently wrote about the dismissal of the plaintiffs’ antitrust claims against banks involved in the LIBOR manipulation scandal for failure to allege an antitrust injury. Since that dismissal, the court has granted...more

Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Antitrust Claims Against Data Transfer Provider

The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the holding of the lower court, which granted GXS, Inc.’s motion to dismiss plaintiff Loren Data Corporation’s antitrust claims against GXS. Both parties provide...more

Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Antitrust Claims Against Data Transfer Provider

The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the holding of the lower court, which granted GXS, Inc.’s motion to dismiss plaintiff Loren Data Corporation’s antitrust claims against GXS. Both parties provide...more

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