• In bourgeois economic and legal literature, antitrust legislation is frequently heralded as proof of the struggle waged by bourgeois states against monopolies and as a manifestation of so-called "regulated," or "people's," capitalism. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • By a series of later laws-the Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914, the Clayton Act of 1914, and others-"dishonest trade practices," discrimination in prices, mergers of companies, and other forms of association were prohibited if they led to "substantial weakening of competition. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The appearance and development of antitrust legislation was bound up with the growth of discontent among small and middle entrepreneurs, as well as among broad strata of the population increasingly oppressed by big capital and monopolies. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In reality, antitrust legislation is a specific manifestation of state intervention in the economy characteristic of the era of state monopoly capitalism. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • antitrust legislation also provided for the dissolution of unlawful combinations by order of the courts. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • However, monopoly capital in the USA had no difficulty in adapting to antitrust legislation-first of all, because the laws themselves contain a number of outright exceptions preventing the application of the legal norms to capitalists engaged in export trade, the transportation system, banking, and also a whole number of branches of industry (military industry, atomic energy, and others). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Through these laws, bourgeois states attempt to cool down antimonopolistic struggle and plant among the masses the reformist notion that state control "eliminates" the domination of monopolies in contemporary capitalist society. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It found that the state enabling statutes did permit acquisitions, but did not declare that the state had authorized monopolies or exempted county hospital mergers from antitrust law. (lexology.com)
  • in a number of bourgeois states, laws adopted nominally to limit the activities of trusts, cartels, and other forms of monopolies. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The appearance and development of antitrust legislation was bound up with the growth of discontent among small and middle entrepreneurs, as well as among broad strata of the population increasingly oppressed by big capital and monopolies. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Through these laws, bourgeois states attempt to cool down antimonopolistic struggle and plant among the masses the reformist notion that state control "eliminates" the domination of monopolies in contemporary capitalist society. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In bourgeois economic and legal literature, antitrust legislation is frequently heralded as proof of the struggle waged by bourgeois states against monopolies and as a manifestation of so-called "regulated," or "people's," capitalism. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Monopolies have been greatly assisted by USA courts, which by their decisions have considerably restricted the application of antitrust laws-for example, with respect to sugar, tobacco, steel, and other trusts. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It is particularly challenging for antitrust to address extant monopolies lawfully attained. (dukeupress.edu)
  • While patents are permanently qualified as "monopolies" by IP lawyers, this is not true based on the understanding of this expression in the world of antitrust law. (blogspot.com)
  • Antitrust law empowers the government to break up monopolies when their power is so great and their conduct is so corrosive of competition that they can dictate market outcomes without worrying about their. (eff.org)
  • In these circumstances, says Jonathan Baker, a professor of law at American University, anti-competitive activities might include exchanging information so firms can raise the prices of the goods they sell or creating a monopoly, where a single buyer or collection of firms acting as a single buyer could force a seller to accept a lower price than would be commanded in a competitive marketplace. (law.com)
  • We find that the relevant error cost ratio for patent antitrust is the proportion of the sum of the monopoly profit and residual consumer surplus to the deadweight loss. (ssrn.com)
  • WASHINGTON The maker of a hormone-replacement drug gained a monopoly and violated antitrust laws by paying three generic drug makers to delay release of their own versions, the Federal Trade Commission alleges in a suit. (drugstorenews.com)
  • Many courts have disparaged as "mere monopoly broth" claims based on a course of conduct whose constituent elements do not each themselves amount to antitrust violations. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • A win for Apple could shield such companies from further monopoly claims and suits involving other alleged antitrust violations. (justia.com)
  • In reality, antitrust legislation is a specific manifestation of state intervention in the economy characteristic of the era of state monopoly capitalism. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • However, monopoly capital in the USA had no difficulty in adapting to antitrust legislation-first of all, because the laws themselves contain a number of outright exceptions preventing the application of the legal norms to capitalists engaged in export trade, the transportation system, banking, and also a whole number of branches of industry (military industry, atomic energy, and others). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • If federal regulators are serious about prosecuting Big Tech icons for antitrust practices, they'll probably have to redefine what constitutes a monopoly in the industry. (marketwatch.com)
  • Local telephone service and cable TV service are a monopoly by law. (independent.org)
  • Closing out the more than five hour-long hearing, antitrust subcommittee Chairman David Cicilline, D-R.I., said the testimony showed him all four tech firms 'have monopoly power. (cnbc.com)
  • The FTC appealed that ruling, contending that the Hospital Authority approved the $195 million deal without considering possible antitrust issues, particularly that the acquisition could result in a monopoly and increased prices. (beckershospitalreview.com)
  • He further emphasizes that a source of misunderstanding between lawers and scholars on both fields lies in the different use of the word "monopoly" in IP and antitrust law. (blogspot.com)
  • Under today's antitrust rules, a firm can violate the law by product tying only if it has monopoly power in the tying product market and its actions substantially foreclose its rivals in the market for the tied product. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Carrier, Michael A., Antitrust in the Pharmaceutical Sector: An Overview of U.S. Case Law (October 18, 2018). (ssrn.com)
  • Jan. 22, 2018), that a direct purchaser of a product, comprised partly (but not all) of price-fixed materials, has antitrust standing to pursue a claim against the product's seller where the seller is a participant in the alleged price-fixing conspiracy, even if the product also includes some material supplied by a third-party non-conspirator. (pbwt.com)
  • New York, NY, October 28, 2018 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Almudena Arcelus, Principal, Analysis Group will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: "Antitrust Issues: Implications for Blockchain Technology Live Webcast. (pr.com)
  • NEW YORK , Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Aphria Inc. ( APHA ) from July 17, 2018 through December 4, 2018 , inclusive (the "Class Period") of the important February 4, 2019 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action. (yahoo.com)
  • Hawaiian and JAL applied for antitrust immunity for their JV in June 2018. (flightglobal.com)
  • In FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc ., the Supreme Court reversed the prevailing view that acquisitions by county and municipal hospitals are entitled to immunity from the antitrust laws under the "state action" doctrine. (martindale.com)
  • The US Department of Transportation has issued a final order denying a request of antitrust immunity for Hawaiian Airlines' proposed joint venture (JV) with Japan Airlines (JAL). (flightglobal.com)
  • The government had already, in October 2019, tentatively denied the request for antitrust immunity. (flightglobal.com)
  • Under these circumstances, the department cannot find that the new submissions are sufficient to warrant a grant of [antitrust immunity] at this time. (flightglobal.com)
  • The carriers disagreed, saying lack of antitrust immunity prohibits them from coordinating pricing and scheduling for the purpose of sharing revenue. (flightglobal.com)
  • Hawaiian Airlines has submitted further detailed information to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in support of its proposed joint venture with Japan Air Lines, as it strives to gain antitrust immunity for the transpacific alliance. (flightglobal.com)
  • In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's North Carolina Dental decision creating a "context-dependent" test to determine whether a state exercises sufficient supervision to confer antitrust immunity on state licensing boards with market participants, there has been confusion about what constitutes adequate state supervision. (venable.com)
  • Specifically, the court in United States of America and State of New York v. Twin America , Civil Action No. 12-cv-8989 (ALG)(GWG) (S.D.N.Y. March 18, 2015), approved a final judgment (and competitive impact statement) settling an antitrust lawsuit. (law.com)
  • Many of the European Union's claims appear in a landmark antitrust lawsuit AMD filed against Intel in 2005 that is now in the document-swapping legal stage known as discovery. (thestar.com)
  • The decision vindicates the U.S. Federal Trade Commission two years after it filed its antitrust lawsuit against the San Diego chipmaker. (nationalpost.com)
  • The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Aphria investors under the federal securities laws. (yahoo.com)
  • The lawsuit seeks to end Bard's violation of the antitrust laws and recover treble damages for its losses due to Bard's violations, as well as attorneys' fees and other costs. (angiodynamics.com)
  • BEIJING -- China is speeding up the formulation of an antitrust law that would crack down on monopolistic conduct and some prominent multinationals are worried they could be its first targets. (wsj.com)
  • If a state "clearly authorizes" anti-competitive conduct and "actively supervises" it (when private parties are involved), it is exempt from federal antitrust law. (lexology.com)
  • Our attorneys regularly defend clients in civil conduct and criminal antitrust investigations initiated by the DOJ, FTC, and state attorneys general concerning price fixing, collusion, bid rigging, abuse of dominant position, monopolization, and other alleged anticompetitive conduct. (cozen.com)
  • To protect U.S. consumers and businesses from anticompetitive conduct in foreign commerce, the federal antitrust laws have applied to "commerce with foreign nations" since their inception. (derechos.org)
  • With this expansion, the federal antitrust laws have played an increasingly important role in protecting consumers and businesses purchasing in U.S. import commerce and exporters selling in U.S. export commerce from anticompetitive conduct. (derechos.org)
  • M]ost of the nine statements set forth herein give health care providers guidance in the form of "antitrust safety zones," which describe the circumstances under which the Agencies will not challenge conduct under the antitrust laws. (ftc.gov)
  • The inclusion of certain conduct within the antitrust safety zones does not imply that conduct falling outside the safety zones is likely to be challenged by the Agencies. (ftc.gov)
  • Thus, a state board cannot know for certain that its conduct will be shielded from antitrust liability if it has active market participants. (venable.com)
  • Our aim is to conduct ourselves in such a way as to avoid any potential for antitrust exposure in the first instance. (ispor.org)
  • The drugmakers said their deal, settling a patent infringement suit GSK filed against Teva over its attempt to produce a generic form of the anti-seizure medication, did not run afoul of antitrust laws because, contrary to the indirect purchasers' allegations, the settlement included no 'reverse payment' from the. (law360.com)
  • On one hand, regulators see the potential for antitrust mischief and an obligation to provide guidance so that new entrants don't inadvertently run afoul of the law. (law.com)
  • Antitrust regulators said that Microsoft is illegally influencing retail prices for its Office 2007 programs. (redorbit.com)
  • The Antitrust regulators are also fining Microsoft Corp.'s German subsidiary $11.8 million. (redorbit.com)
  • SEOUL, South Korea - Intel Corp., the world's largest semiconductor company, was charged with violating South Korean antitrust laws, the company and regulators said Tuesday. (thestar.com)
  • It's the latest legal setback for Intel, which is being scrutinized by antitrust regulators in several countries over allegations it abused its market dominance to pressure computer makers and undermine rivals, particularly Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (thestar.com)
  • Any endeavor to slice off pieces of the four tech titans or impose restrictions on how they do business is a Sisyphean task in terms of legal maneuvering, resources, and especially time, according to antitrust experts, former regulators and legal scholars. (marketwatch.com)
  • All four companies are still facing antitrust investigations from a mix of federal, state and international regulators. (cnbc.com)
  • The AANS and CNS have long supported the idea that physicians should be allowed to jointly negotiate the terms and conditions of their contracts with health plans without subjecting them to per se violations of the antitrust laws. (aans.org)
  • We stand vigilant against violations of the antitrust laws. (panna.org)
  • In merger reviews, the task is predictive, asking what can be expected to happen, but just as intensely focused on the facts and law and economics at hand. (benton.org)
  • the antitrust agencies' reiteration of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines is an example of their work to allow companies to conform their behavior to established standards. (benton.org)
  • What made this case interesting was that the hospital claimed that the state-action doctrine immunized the merger from antitrust review because Georgia law specifically authorized county hospitals to make acquisitions. (lexology.com)
  • For several months, the attorney general's office has been investigating whether agreements between the U. Medical Center and Intermountain Health Care, Utah's largest health-care conglomerate, may violate antitrust laws.Several hospital officials told the Deseret News that the investigation focuses on the pediatric care units of both hospitals, plus the U.'s department of pediatrics and its newborn intensive care unit. (deseretnews.com)
  • Take away the notion that anti-trust rules are making Moto violate anti-trust laws, and all you have is some recent news that nut just rivals (such as Apple), but also courts (Karlsruhe) and regulatory agencies (Dept of Justice and EU Competition Commission) are attacking Motorola's FRAND abuse by name. (techdirt.com)
  • The DOT actually approved aspects of the proposal - those it said did not violate antitrust laws. (flightglobal.com)
  • Guidance requiring class counsel to inform the Court of any changes to claims and class composition was announced by email to ECF registrants just a few minutes after a recent decision regarding approval of one of the largest recent settlements in the Northern District of California, the $576 million indirect purchaser class settlement in In re CRT Antitrust Litig , currently on appeal in the Ninth Circuit. (antitrustlawblog.com)
  • Until additional clarity emerges and more states issue tailored guidance, boards should consider operating under conservative standards to limit potential antitrust exposure. (venable.com)
  • This CLE webinar will provide guidance to antitrust and employment counsel from the recent investigation and consent decree by the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, stemming from alleged antitrust violations in recruiting. (straffordpub.com)
  • On October 20, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission ('FTC') and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ('DOJ') released joint guidance for human resources ('HR') professionals and others involved in hiring and compensation decisions. (lexology.com)
  • In particular, the joint guidance highlights two types of agreements that would run afoul of the antitrust laws. (lexology.com)
  • The antitrust laws allow physicians who sufficiently integrate their practices by sharing financial risk to act jointly, in general, unless such activity monopolizes or is an attempted monopolization of a market. (ftc.gov)
  • Federal antitrust laws prohibit numerous trade practices including collusion among competitors for the purpose of price fixing. (ankinlaw.com)
  • The likelihood of a Microsoft- or AT&T-like Sherman Act proceeding is highly remote," Andrew Jay Schwartzman, an attorney with Georgetown's Institute for Public Representation told MarketWatch in a phone interview, alluding to the Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890), the first federal law that outlawed monopolistic business practices. (marketwatch.com)
  • Is antitrust law a necessary defense against the predatory business practices of wealthy, entrenched corporations that dominate a market? (independent.org)
  • Whereas the critics' complaints indicate how Google's search practices may harm Google's rivals in search, Bork and Sidak ask whether the practices that are under antitrust fire actually harm consumers and the competitive process. (cnbc.com)
  • The distinction between monopolization through unlawful means and growth from meritorious rivalry is crucial to examining the search practices for which antitrust agencies in the United States and Europe have been investigating Google since 2010. (cnbc.com)
  • Moreover, that Google has gained market share, even at the expense of its competitors, from its questioned practices does not justify antitrust intervention. (cnbc.com)
  • Antitrust intervention that would prohibit or circumscribe Google's practices would punish and therefore deter the same welfare-enhancing innovations that have made Google an effective competitor. (cnbc.com)
  • A recent consent decree between the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, and six high-tech companies, including Apple and Google, raises a red flag for companies concerning employee recruiting practices. (straffordpub.com)
  • The DOJ initiated an antitrust investigation into recruiting practices of these companies in 2009, focusing on the anticompetitive natures of the companies' alleged agreements not to raid or solicit employees from each other. (straffordpub.com)
  • Listen as our authoritative panel of antitrust attorneys examines the U.S. v. Adobe case, discusses the lessons for recruitment practices, and offers strategies to avoid antitrust violations in employee recruiting. (straffordpub.com)
  • We are happy to explain our products and business practices, and we of course comply with German and European law. (pcworld.com)
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos testifies via video conference during a hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on 'Online Platforms and Market Power', in the Rayburn House office Building on Capitol Hill, in Washington, July 29, 2020. (cnbc.com)
  • Having won two important Supreme Court cases that limited state-imposed antitrust exemptions, the FTC is expanding its efforts. (lexology.com)
  • BU Law Professor Gary S. Lawson, an originalist and founding member of the Federalist Society, is regularly cited by US Supreme Court justices, especially on separation of powers and federalism questions. (bu.edu)
  • BU Law Professor's amicus brief plays an influential role in Supreme Court case involving American Express. (bu.edu)
  • The FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System is one of the more complicated antitrust cases in healthcare, as it involves a long trail from the lower courts all the way to the Supreme Court, where justices sided with the FTC this February. (beckershospitalreview.com)
  • When the Supreme Court interprets a statute in a way that advocates, lawyers, and law professors find problematic, they explain why the Court's decision was wrong or dangerous. (democracyjournal.org)
  • Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. (gpmlaw.com)
  • With more than 2,500 lawyers, including more than 550 lawyers in Europe and 200 lawyers in Asia, Jones Day ranks among the world's largest law firms. (jonesday.com)
  • Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. (pr.com)
  • Antitrust laws have always been used to protect less efficient firms from the rigors of the competitive process. (independent.org)
  • Antitrust attacks on firms such as IBM, United Shoe Machinery, DuPont, Procter & Gamble, and Alcoa have had the economic effect of sheltering less efficient business organizations. (independent.org)
  • Such use of antitrust law would weaken dynamic competition, as only successful firms would need to worry about being penalized for being winners. (cnbc.com)
  • The Department of Justice and EnergySolutions and Waste Control Specialists, two nuclear waste disposal companies, offered opposing views of how vigorously the companies compete in the first day of the government's antitrust trial. (bna.com)
  • The Department of Justice investigates and prosecutes criminal antitrust violations with assistance from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). (ankinlaw.com)
  • I think the FTC will continue to apply basic antitrust principles in the healthcare industry and those principles will allow collaboration where it makes sense for consumers, with reduced prices, reduced costs and increased quality," he says. (beckershospitalreview.com)
  • Mr. Baldrige says that 70 percent of American products face stiff competition from imports -- a situation very different from 1950, the last time the Clayton Antitrust Act was amended. (csmonitor.com)
  • Section 4 of the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914, allows parties injured by antitrust violations to sue for three times the amount of actual damages including court fees and attorney's fees. (ankinlaw.com)
  • Swindle's comments were made to a standing-room-only crowd of 500 industry leaders and antitrust lawyers at an FTC workshop June 29-30. (law.com)
  • The conference, which was sponsored by the Washington College of Law at American University and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth , featured nine presentations from a series of extraordinarily-distinguished economists and lawyers. (benton.org)
  • Lawyers counseling businesses should have a solid foundation in the principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to advise their clients effectively. (pli.edu)
  • The NC Board argued that it was a "state actor" engaged in state action and therefore was immune from antitrust prosecution. (venable.com)
  • In the United States, the Agencies are responsible for international antitrust policy engagement and cooperation. (derechos.org)
  • The NC Board had argued that because it was a state regulatory body established under state law, it was not required to subject itself to the adequate supervision requirements, which, it argued, applied only to non-state actors tasked with state functions. (venable.com)
  • In a report commissioned by Google and released today, two acclaimed antitrust experts dismiss Google's critics' claims as lacking any compelling legal or economic argument for a government antitrust case. (cnbc.com)
  • Health care antitrust explores the issues of law and public policy in applying federal antitrust law to the health care industry. (aans.org)
  • Geoffrey Manne joined the ABA Teleconference forum to discuss these issues and their broad antitrust implications. (laweconcenter.org)
  • In furtherance of these goals, the Agencies raise important policy and practical antitrust issues with foreign authorities bilaterally and through multilateral organizations such as the Competition Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD"), the International Competition Network ("ICN"), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development ("UNCTAD"), and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ("APEC") forum. (derechos.org)
  • In past years, numerous standards and antitrust issues have significantly impacted the blockchain technology landscape. (pr.com)
  • They will provide an in-depth discussion of the potential implications of antitrust issues in the blockchain technology. (pr.com)
  • This course will involve an exploration of the history of the American law of adoption, adoption procedures and the fundamental legal principles of adoption, covering cases, statutes and constitutional issues. (ufl.edu)
  • The amendment provides welcome clarity in specifying that it is communications with respect to acquisitions under Indian securities laws that would trigger a filing with the CCI and not communications with any Statutory Authority (which could theoretically have included the Reserve Bank of India, or even authorities that received joint proposals for tenders floated etc. (mondaq.com)
  • Laws that have been on the books for a long time - The Sherman Act was passed in 1890 - but which retain their vitality. (benton.org)
  • This Note argues that interpreters of the Sherman Act ought to look more closely at an understudied branch of antitrust-state antitrust statutes enacted contemporaneously with the Sherman Act-to better understand the roots of federal antitrust law. (yalelawjournal.org)
  • Notwithstanding occasional invocations of the judiciary's "common law" authority over the Sherman Act, federal courts have, since the Act's earliest days, expended great energy attempting to divine the legislative purpose behind it. (yalelawjournal.org)
  • 5 If the Sherman Act were truly a blanket grant of common law-making authority to federal courts, they would hardly need to undertake such searching inquiries. (yalelawjournal.org)
  • The judiciary's evolving understanding of the Sherman Act has dramatically affected the scope of antitrust law in the United States. (yalelawjournal.org)
  • The first such law was the Sherman Act, issued in the USA in 1890. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • But at the request of state Board of Regents the attorney general's office reviewed the proposed agreement and determined that the proposed allocation of services between Primary and the U. was illegal under both Section 1 of the Sherman Act and the Utah Antitrust Act. (deseretnews.com)
  • Illinois law dean and professor Vikram David Amar explains why a federal district court was correct in ruling that a California law that seeks to discourage the transfer of federal lands to private parties violates principles of federal supremacy under the Constitution. (justia.com)
  • Stay connected with classmates and the College through campus events, alumni gatherings, and many opportunities to mentor today's law students. (osu.edu)
  • The balance of opinion among US legal scholars I've read appears to be that meeting the specific burdens and legal requirements of an antitrust case against Google would be challenging. (searchengineland.com)
  • Last month, we reported on a partial settlement in an antitrust case alleging that entities within the Duke and the University of North Carolina systems agreed not to hire each other's medical personnel unless the lateral hire involved a promotion. (pbwt.com)
  • An antitrust case could easily take several years to reach a settlement or judgment. (ankinlaw.com)
  • Backed by the Trump administration, Apple argues that current United States antitrust laws do not afford the plaintiffs the right to sue. (justia.com)
  • And while he argues that we must act quickly to overhaul antitrust, he does not want to disturb the prevailing answer to the most fundamental question: Who makes policy about the shape of power in society? (democracyjournal.org)
  • This amounts, the suit argues, to an illegal domination of "cognizable 'presidential elections market' [and] cognizable 'political campaign market' for purposes of the antitrust laws. (reason.com)
  • Our attorneys have prevailed in high stakes antitrust cases, and have been recognized by industry leaders for their depth and breadth of experience across the United States. (cozen.com)
  • Not only has our team achieved notable successes in the pursuit and defense of high-profile antitrust actions, but - as importantly - our attorneys consistently provide the proactive advice and counsel that prevents such actions from arising in the first place. (cozen.com)
  • Based in the firm's Washington, D.C., New York City, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Los Angeles offices, our attorneys are longstanding leaders in the antitrust bar, and are often asked to serve in key positions on legal industry committees and panels. (cozen.com)
  • That's not just because our attorneys worked for these agencies, but also because we still frequently work with these agencies, which gives us, and our clients, valuable insights into the best ways to move forward on any antitrust issue, whether investigating, litigating or seeking deal clearance. (cozen.com)
  • The Chicago attorneys at Ankin Law Office, are knowledgeable and experienced in handling class action suits of all kinds. (ankinlaw.com)
  • Since those setbacks, however, courts have limited the scope of the antitrust laws on both economic and prudential grounds. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • First, Baker endorses the modern antitrust bar's view that courts, relying on professional economists for direction, are the correct institutions for making the most vital decisions about the shape of power in our economy. (democracyjournal.org)
  • Senator Metzenbaum charges that the Reagan administration would like to ``turn the clock backwards'' by codifying permissive antitrust policy. (csmonitor.com)
  • J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (3): 328-344. (dukeupress.edu)
  • That policy and these laws rest "on the premise that the unrestrained interaction of competitive forces will yield the best allocation of our economic resources, the lowest prices, the highest quality and the greatest material progress. (derechos.org)
  • J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (4): 711-744. (dukeupress.edu)
  • One hundred years ago, people understood that antitrust policy was as essential as tax policy to a politician's economic vision, and as essential as campaign finance reform to a vision of democracy. (democracyjournal.org)
  • The case law of the FRAND defence is put in analogy to the "essential facilities" case law in the field of antitrust law because the CJEU qualifies intellectual property merely as yet another kind of "raw material" to be processed in secondary markets. (blogspot.com)
  • The article, "Judge Orders St. Luke's to Give up Saltzer Medical in Antitrust Case," appeared online on January 25 and also will appear in the week's print edition. (bassberry.com)
  • The defendants argued that their counterclaims were different than the typical case, because the patent misuse and antitrust counterclaims were not focused simply on the asserted patents, but instead on the plaintiff's "3,700+" patent portfolio. (delawareiplaw.com)
  • These new conditions will replace the BGH Orange Book Standard in the future case-law and will be discussed in a separate post. (blogspot.com)
  • Reuters is reporting that majority of those on the US Federal Trade Commission believe an antitrust case should be brought against Google. (searchengineland.com)
  • Several weeks ago FTC chairman Jon Leibowitz had said that a decision about whether to pursue an antitrust case or comparable remedial action against Google would be forthcoming by the end of the year. (searchengineland.com)
  • Antitrust law is based on the premise that competition generally benefits consumers by producing the best mix of quality, goods and services at the lowest prices. (ftc.gov)
  • 128) This law, which demands much of a plaintiff, reflects the premise that below-cost pricing will not usually harm competition, as future entry will promptly remedy any subsequent attempt by the would-be predator to exercise market power and recoup its losses. (thefreelibrary.com)