Unfair Competition. Legal news and articles for March 29 - 30, 2012

How Privacy Has Become an Antitrust IssueSubmit this storyCrowell & Moring LLP Adds John S. GibsonEU Almunia: CDS Antitrust Probe Seeks To Promote TransparencySolar Energy Consumers Will Lose If Chinese WinBoston Globe: Patrick Shouldn't Bar Non-Union Workers on Longfellow BridgeMicron, Oracle settle chip pricing lawsuitAOL, Nike, Beatles, BAT, PPCA: Intellectual PropertyRegional water supply project debatedCan Google be regulated?Head Start vs. Obama Administration, Round OneFreeway Rick Ross Responds to Losing Court Battle to Rapper Rick RossHuman Rights Defender Assesses 2011 State Commission for the Protection of ...Class Claims Path Apps Are Big SnoopsAMERITOX, LTD. v. MILLENNIUM LABORATORIES, INC.

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High stakes for China iPad dispute
msnbc.com (blog)March 6, 2012

Proview Electronics said it is now seeking to regain worldwide rights to the iPad name and is suing Apple Inc. for alleged fraud and unfair competition, hoping to have a 2009 sale of the trademark ruled void. By Ed Flanagan, NBC News BEIJING – Apple's ...more »

Recommended: High stakes for China iPad dispute
msnbc.comMarch 6, 2012

Proview Electronics said it is now seeking to regain worldwide rights to the iPad name and is suing Apple Inc. for alleged fraud and unfair competition, hoping to have a 2009 sale of the trademark ruled void. By Ed Flanagan, NBC News BEIJING – Apple's ...more »

Unfair Competition. News and Stories

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 »

Submit this story
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 »

Crowell & Moring LLP Adds John S. Gibson
JDJournal.comMarch 30, 2012

Gibson worked for more than 20 years on civil litigation cases including class action cases, antitrust cases and unfair-competition engagement cases. He has been the lawyer for Fortune 500 companies and start-up companies in the industries of medical ...more »

EU Almunia: CDS Antitrust Probe Seeks To Promote Transparency
Wall Street JournalMarch 30, 2012

Such opacity creates unfair conditions and may ultimately lead to market manipulation," said Almunia. One case stems from EU concerns of a cartel among companies trading financial derivatives linked to the Euro Interbank Offered Rate, or EURIBOR.more »

Solar Energy Consumers Will Lose If Chinese Win
The Fiscal TimesMarch 30, 2012

By MERRILL GOOZNER, The Fiscal Times Not since computer chip manufacturers complained about unfair competition from Japanese manufacturers in the 1980s has a cutting-edge, high technology industry run to the government with complaints about unfair ...more »

Boston Globe: Patrick Shouldn't Bar Non-Union Workers on Longfellow Bridge
The Truth About PLAsMarch 30, 2012

The first was on the $750 million renovation and reconstruction of the University of Massachusetts at Boston, which the administration justified by citing the complexity of the project and the need to ensure against disruptive labor disputes.more »

Micron, Oracle settle chip pricing lawsuit
Proactive Investors USA & CanadaMarch 30, 2012

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), announced Thursday that it reached an agreement to settle a lawsuit filed by Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) over alleged antitrust and unfair competition violations. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.more »

AOL, Nike, Beatles, BAT, PPCA: Intellectual Property
BloombergMarch 30, 2012

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), BAT and Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT) are challenging the validity of the Australian law and will present their arguments against it in Canberra beginning April 17. Australia is the first country in the world ...more »

Regional water supply project debated
Bismarck TribuneMarch 30, 2012

... sought to make the case that they've already been providing water for industrial use to the oil industry in western North Dakota through private water depots, alleging that the planned WAWS water depots are unfair government-sponsored competition.more »

Can Google be regulated?
Business SpectatorMarch 29, 2012

... the most prominent transatlantic competition case since Microsoft, or opt instead for a quick settlement with Google. The complaints boil down to two main issues. One is that Google gives unfair preference to its own services in its search results.more »

Head Start vs. Obama Administration, Round One
The Plank on TNR.com (blog)March 29, 2012

Yesterday, the Huffington Post reported that a collection of Head Start agencies from ten different states have sued the Obama Administration, claiming a set of new regulations has unfairly jeopardized their federal funding. Roughly speaking, they're ...more »

Freeway Rick Ross Responds to Losing Court Battle to Rapper Rick Ross
BETMarch 29, 2012

... against the rapper, Jay-Z, Def Jam Records, Universal Music Group and others, for trademark violations, unfair competition and misappropriation of his publicity rights and, for the second time, his case has been thrown out of court, reports TMZ.more »

Human Rights Defender Assesses 2011 State Commission for the Protection of ...
Hetq OnlineMarch 29, 2012

Measures taken by the Commission for termination and prevention of cases of unfair competition were not sufficient as well. A case was registered of production and realization of vodka by “Alex Grig” company which had almost similar name creating ...more »

Class Claims Path Apps Are Big Snoops
Courthouse News ServiceMarch 29, 2012

... 2) Violations of California Computer Crime Law; 3) Violations of California's Invasion of Privacy Act; 4) Violations of California Unfair Competition Law; 5) Violations of California Consumer Legal Remedies Act; 6) Violations of California Customer ...more »

AMERITOX, LTD. v. MILLENNIUM LABORATORIES, INC.
Leagle.comMarch 29, 2012

501.201 et seq., and common law unfair competition, in relation to Millennium's urine drug testing and medication monitoring business. (Doc. No. 1 in case 11-cv-775). Ameritox amended its complaint once. Millennium sought partial dismissal of that ...more »

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