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Antitrust Chronicle 2013

OCT-13(2)

RPM is one of the hottest areas of competition law in the world. A recent Chinese landmark case—Johnson & Johnson—was not only the first...

Oct-13(1)

This issue, compiled with Danny Sokol's guidance, dives into the very murky waters of patents and acronyms—SEPs, FRANDs, non-SEPs among others. As one of...

What a Difference a Year Makes: An Emerging Consensus on the...

Jonathan Kanter, Oct 15, 2013 These days, it is difficult to identify an antitrust issue that is generating more discussion than standard-essential patents. To some,...

SEP-13(2)

Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court finally tackled Reverse Payments. In Actavis, they leaned away from many lower court decisions and acknowledged that reverse...

SEP-13(1)

One of the consistently thorny issues in U.S. antitrust law is the rather vague boundary of Section 5 of the FTC Act, which concerns...

AUG-13(2)

Before we get back into the hectic fall season, we wanted to catch up with some competition authorities—especially looking at how they've faced difficult...

AUG-13(1)

In June, the EC published a draft proposal intended to both increase private antitrust enforcement, esp. damages actions, as well as improve conformity in...

JUL-13(2)

This issue we asked some noted economists to opine on hot antitrust topics, presenting viewpoints that considered both theory and practice. The results were...

JUL-13(1)

There have been several recent interesting competition cases in the EU, and we asked a select group of contributors to opine on those they...

JUN-13(2)

The trend in Europe is definitely towards more convergence between the EU and national approaches to competition questions. For example, the Commission just launched...

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