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Supreme Court To Patent Holders: Sell Product Anywhere, Exhaust Patent Rights Everywhere
Reversing long-standing Federal Circuit precedent, the United States Supreme Court has now held that a patentee extinguishes its patent rights on a product upon its sale of that product...
United States
13 Jun 2017
US Supreme Court To Review Patent Exhaustion Doctrine
On December 2, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States granted cert in a key case regarding the scope of the patent exhaustion doctrine...
United States
8 Dec 2016
Seventh Circuit Hands FTC Another Geographic Market Definition Victory In Chicago Hospital Merger Case
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit handed another important victory to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the State of Illinois in a hospital merger case in Chicago, Illinois.
United States
10 Nov 2016
Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Sham Citizen Petition Claim, Summary Judgment On False Advertising Claims **WEB ONLY**
Apotex and Acorda Therapeutics are competing manufacturers of tizanidine, a drug used to treat spasticity but with drowsiness as a common side effect.
United States
4 Jul 2016
District Court Blocks FTC And PA AG Challenge To Hershey-Pinnacle Merger
On May 9, 2016, the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied the motion by the Federal Trade Commission and Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General for a preliminary injunction to enjoin the merger of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System.
United States
24 May 2016
Maryland AG Challenges Resale Price Maintenance Agreement
On February 29, 2016, the Attorney General of Maryland filed a complaint alleging that Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (Johnson & Johnson) violated the Maryland state antitrust law...
United States
11 Mar 2016
Physicians Write Letter To FDA Regarding Biosimilar Naming Concerns
On Thursday, August 14, 2014, several physicians wrote a letter to Commissioner Hamburg of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expressing their concerns regarding the naming of biosimilar products in light of the implementation of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA).
United States
26 Aug 2014
Judge Upholds Poaching Claims In Pharmaceutical Data Antitrust Case
On Friday, August 15, 2014, Judge Gerald McHugh of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania let stand several counterclaims that IMS Health Inc. (IMS) made against Symphony Health Solutions Corp. (Symphony) in connection with related to allegations that Symphony had poached IMS employees to steal trade secrets.
United States
22 Aug 2014
FTC And DOJ Release FY 2013 HSR Annual Report
The FTC and Department of Justice released the Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report covering Fiscal Year 2013.
United States
30 May 2014
Perspectives From The Federal Antitrust Enforcement Agencies
At the recent Antitrust in Health Care conference in Arlington, Virginia, representatives from the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division discussed important health care and antitrust topics.
United States
21 May 2014
FTC Hosts Public Workshop, "Examining Health Care Competition"
During the last several years, the Federal Trade Commission has taken an active role in antitrust enforcement in the health care industry, particularly with respect to hospital and physician group acquisitions.
United States
26 Mar 2014
Court Certifies Class In Hospital Merger Antitrust Lawsuit
On December 10, 2013, Judge Edmond Chang of the Northern District of Illinois certified a class of plaintiffs who filed a proposed class action against NorthShore University Health System (formerly Evanston Northwestern Healthcare) on behalf of all end-payors who purchased inpatient and outpatient healthcare services directly from NorthShore.
United States
20 Dec 2013
Judge Finds That Apple Conspired To Raise E-book Prices
On July 10, 2013, Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York issued a 160-page opinion holding that Apple conspired with five book publishers to raise e-book prices and eliminate retail price competition in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act and several relevant state statutes.
United States
20 Jul 2013
Pennsylvania Attorney General Requires Merging Hospitals To Contract Separately With Payors In Settlement Agreement
In addition to the federal antitrust enforcement agencies, state attorneys general continue to take an active role in antitrust enforcement, especially in the health care industry.
United States
22 Jun 2012
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