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BakerHostetler Antitrust Team Launches Newsletter

BakerHostetler’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation team is pleased to announce the launch of a newsletter that will provide insights and commentary about notable and emerging antitrust issues. We invite you to review the first newsletter. Please contact us if you’d like future newsletters delivered to you by email.… Continue Reading

You’re Invited – The Great Lakes Antitrust Institute, November 7-8

If you practice or have interest in antitrust law, you’ll want to take advantage of The Great Lakes Antitrust Institute in Columbus, Ohio on November 7-8, 2013. The Fifth Annual Great Lakes Antitrust Institute, co-sponsored by the Ohio State Bar Association, BakerHostetler, and others, offers the unique opportunity to address antitrust topics in-depth with colleagues from the Great … Continue Reading

Antitrust Treble Damages for Patent Infringement? Yes, According to Groundbreaking Decision

The Eastern District of Texas recently held that patent infringement can constitute anticompetitive conduct for monopolization claims under Section 2 of the Sherman Act, in Retractable Technologies Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co., No 2:08-cv-00016 (E.D. Tex.). After an eight-day trial, the jury for Retractable Technologies found that Becton Dickinson had attempted to monopolize the market for safety … Continue Reading

BakerHostetler Antitrust Lawyer Co-Authors Book on Price Fixing

BakerHostetler Partner Lee Simowitz has co-authored The Executive’s Antitrust Guide to Pricing: Understanding Implications of Typical Marketing, Distribution, and Pricing Practices (Thomson Reuters/Aspatore 2013). Written as a practical guide for business professionals, the guide answers the most common antitrust pricing questions facing C-Level executives, marketing heads, and salespeople in straightforward, easy to understand language. The book … Continue Reading

FTC Seeks to Undo Another Small, Completed Transaction

This week, the FTC announced a proposed consent agreement to alter another completed transaction that was too small to be reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR Act”). The FTC’s complaint alleged that Solera Holdings Inc. and Actual Systems of America, Inc., through their subsidiaries, were competing providers of yard management systems software (“YMS”) used by automotive recycling … Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Decides American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant – Worth The Wait

Editors’ Note: This post, originally authored by John Lewis and Dustin Dow and published on BakerHostetler’s Employment Class Action blog, is reprinted with permission. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the contention that a class arbitration waiver was unenforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) when the cost of arbitrating individually would be greater than any … Continue Reading

Court Approves $158.6 Million Settlement Obtained by BakerHostetler’s Antitrust Lawyers

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee granted final approval of the $158.6 million settlement in the ongoing Southeast Milk Antitrust Litigation lawsuit brought by BakerHostetler’s antitrust lawyers.  Judge J. Ronnie Greer’s May 17, 2013 order approved the third settlement in the case.  It was entered between plaintiffs and defendant Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and … Continue Reading

Recent Decisions Provide Guidance for Litigating Capper-Volstead Cases

BakerHostetler’s Danyll W. Foix examines recent litigation decisions regarding Capper-Volstead Act in ABA publication. Capper-Volstead has been squarely raised in recent litigation involving mushrooms, milk, eggs, potatoes, cattle, and other agricultural products.  In addition to addressing the substance of Capper-Volstead, decisions in these cases have considered a number of procedural and practical issues that arise in … Continue Reading

Common and Predominating Damages: Comcast Opinion Extends Wal-Mart v. Dukes’ Standards for Class Certification but Leaves the Question of Daubert for Another Day

Co-authored by: John B. Lewis, Dustin M. Dow, Patrick T. Lewis, Danyll W. Foix, and Rodger L. Eckelberry Editor’s Note: This Executive Alert was published by members of BakerHostetler’s Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Team, Employment Team, and BakerHostetler’s Class Action Team. On March 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, Case … Continue Reading

BakerHostetler’s Antitrust Group Examines Antitrust Trends in Firm’s 2012 Year-End Review of Class Actions

BakerHostetler recently announced the release of the Firm’s 2012 Year-end Review of Class Action (and what to expect in 2013), which offers a summary of some of the key developments in class action litigation during the past year.  The Review includes an examination of developments, trends, and notable decisions in antitrust class actions during 2012 … Continue Reading

BakerHostetler Antitrust Chair Discusses Recent $300 Million Client Recovery during Bloomberg TV Interview

Robert Abrams, Chair of BakerHostetler’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, was interviewed by Bloomberg Law’s Spencer Mazyck in its “Rainmakers” series.  Abrams discussed the recently announced settlement with Dairy Farmers of America and several related entities in In re Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litigation.  He described BakerHostetler’s representation of thousands of Southeast farmers claiming market allocation, price fixing, … Continue Reading

BakerHostetler Antitrust Lawyers Examine Recent Developments in Antitrust Class Action Litigation

Abrams, Commins and Foix kick off new year with publication in 2013 Antitrust Review of the Americas The 2013 Antitrust Review of the Americas features an article by BakerHostetler Antitrust Chair Robert G. Abrams, Partner Gregory J. Commins Jr., and Counsel and Editor of Antitrust Advocate Danyll W. Foix. “‘Rigorous Analysis’: Recent Developments in Antitrust Class Action Litigation … Continue Reading

Comcast Lesson No. 1: Clearly Raise Daubert Issues

There is no shortage of discussion about the Supreme Court’s review of Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, and with good reason.  The Supreme Court rarely considers antitrust or class action cases, and Comcast presents issues in both areas of law.  While much of the discussion focuses on how the Supreme Court should rule, Comcast provides practical guidance even before a ruling … Continue Reading
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