Antitrust Law, Domestic. Legal news and articles for March 30 - 31, 2012

State's biggest verdicts involve business disputesExpedia Complains To EU About Google Ahead Of Antitrust DecisionPhilip Maddocks: Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether President Obama is ...Justice Department eBook Lawsuit Against Apple, Publishers Advances Toward ...American Bar AssociationMADDOCKS: Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether President Obama is a ...Dismissal of suit against cable providers upheldExpedia slaps Google with antitrust complaintCorning Says It Received US Subpoena in Antitrust ProbeFederal Appeals Court Backs Brantley v. NBCU DecisionCorning says target of DOJ antitrust probeDisgruntled fans sue NHL over broadcast accessHow Privacy Has Become an Antitrust IssueSubmit this storyCompanies Seeking to Block Rivals' Patent Use Face U.S. Review

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AU Optronics's LCD Price-Fixing Case Goes to Federal Jury in San Francisco
BloombergMarch 1, 2012

(2409)'s price-fixing case began deliberating in federal court in San Francisco today, more than two years after US regulators accused the company of violating antitrust laws. The company, Taiwan's second-largest maker of liquid- crystal displays, ...more »

Business Matters: Vevo Tightens Facebook Partnership, Kim Dotcom Rails Against ...
Billboard.bizMarch 1, 2012

But so far there's no evidence that Megaupload negotiated with rights owners to create a business model better suited for today's Internet, or lobbied to have countries alter their copyright laws so new business models could flourish.more »

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State's biggest verdicts involve business disputes
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

But data compiled by the National Law Journal - and highlighted by the Consumer Attorneys of California, which fights restrictions on lawsuits - shows a different dynamic was in play in California courts last year. The biggest verdicts in California in ...more »

Expedia Complains To EU About Google Ahead Of Antitrust Decision
WebProNewsMarch 31, 2012

By Chris Crum · 57 mins ago · Leave a Comment The EU is expected to make a decision on how to proceed in an antitrust investigation of Google after Easter. EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said as much earlier this week.more »

Philip Maddocks: Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether President Obama is ...
Wicked LocalMarch 31, 2012

... underpinnings of the Social Security Act, unemployment insurance benefits, Medicare, the National Labor Relations Act, the Occupational and Safety Health Act, the Clean Air Act, all federal disaster relief, the Anti-Trust Act, the Equal Pay Act, ...more »

Justice Department eBook Lawsuit Against Apple, Publishers Advances Toward ...
Huffington PostMarch 31, 2012

The Justice Department and the European Commission are examining whether the way that Apple reached its agreements with the publishers rose to the level of violations of antitrust law. While agency pricing itself is legal, the Justice Department ...more »

American Bar Association
Law.comMarch 31, 2012

...The winning team celebrates at the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's high school mock trial competition. ... by Karen Sloan | 03/30/2012 ...where no American law students...the American Bar Association for a...from the ABA will accompany.more »

MADDOCKS: Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether President Obama is a ...
Wicked LocalMarch 31, 2012

... Medicare, the National Labor Relations Act, the Occupational and Safety Health Act, the Clean Air Act, all federal disaster relief, the Anti-Trust Act, the Equal Pay Act, and all jurisprudence related to public accommodations,” he said, ...more »

Dismissal of suit against cable providers upheld
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

Cable television companies don't violate antitrust laws with their standard sales practice of bundling high-demand and low-demand channels rather than letting customers buy individual channels, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.more »

Expedia slaps Google with antitrust complaint
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

The complaint by the online travel company "details specific business and search practices by Google that constitute a violation of European Union competition and consumer protection laws," Expedia said in a statement, which didn't provide specifics of ...more »

Corning Says It Received US Subpoena in Antitrust Probe
BloombergMarch 30, 2012

“The company's policy is to comply with all laws and regulations including all antitrust and competition laws,” according to the filing. “Currently the company cannot estimate the ultimate financial impact, if any, resulting from the investigation.more »

Federal Appeals Court Backs Brantley v. NBCU Decision
Multichannel NewsMarch 30, 2012

Cable operators' program bundling does not constitute antitrust injury, according to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed a 2009 decision to the same effect. In Brantley v. NBCU et. al., a group of cable subs had attempted to have the ...more »

Corning says target of DOJ antitrust probe
Reuters AfricaMarch 30, 2012

Corning said it received a grand jury subpoena requesting information as part of an investigation into possible antitrust law violations. The subpoena, issued in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, ...more »

Disgruntled fans sue NHL over broadcast access
Toronto StarMarch 30, 2012

The restrictions amount to a breach of US antitrust law, charges the lawsuit, filed in US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Maple Leafs, is listed as a defendant, as are the NHL's ...more »

How Privacy Has Become an Antitrust Issue
Huffington PostMarch 30, 2012

Whether or not those responsible for protecting the free market from unfair competition are able to rise to these challenges has a direct impact on the economic security of working families. And I've come here today to urge you all to treat antitrust ...more »

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Huffington PostMarch 30, 2012

And a country committed to a free market economy must have laws ensuring that corporations remain accountable to the market. Antitrust law isn't about protecting competing businesses from each other, it's about protecting competition itself on behalf ...more »

Companies Seeking to Block Rivals' Patent Use Face U.S. Review
BloombergMarch 30, 2012

The Justice Department and FTC both enforce antitrust laws. The FTC wants “to make sure that companies can't engage in licensing that is supposed to be worked out and then hold up that innovation” from being used by others, Leibowitz said at an ...more »

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