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The Supreme Court Says "Game Over" To Crafty Gamers' Attempt To Circumvent Class Certification Appeals
On behalf of a putative class of purchasers of the Xbox 360, a group of gamers brought suit alleging a defect with the consoles. After the district court struck the class allegations, plaintiffs sought...
United States
11 Jul 2017
The Sixth Circuit's Continued Scrutiny Of Sealing Decisions
We wrote here previously regarding the Sixth Circuit's decision in Shane Group v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan vacating a class action settlement because the district court improperly refused to unseal the parties' substantive filings. In
United States
15 Oct 2016
The Eighth Circuit Extinguishes Claims Of Continuing Conduct In Propane Tank Conspiracy
Before plaintiffs could light the pilot on antitrust claims against two propane tank distributors, a split Eighth Circuit panel cut the gas.
United States
29 Sep 2016
When Settlement and Secrecy Do Not Mix
Non-disclosure and confidentiality provisions can be an important aspect of resolving a case through settlement
United States
1 Jul 2016
Surviving Settlement Provisions In Joint Defense Agreements
Anyone who watches Survivor or Game of Thrones knows that alliances are critical. And while they may be necessary to endure from one day to the next, alliances are inevitably broken.
United States
18 May 2016
A New Normal? Challenges To Market Definition Find A Foothold At 12(b)(6) Stage
Recent federal court opinions dismissing cases under Rule 12(b)(6) may provide an early off-ramp for antitrust defendants where a roadblock has often existed.
United States
8 Apr 2016
Preserving Pedigree: The Fifth Circuit Reverses Lower Court's Finding Of Antitrust Conspiracy Involving Quarter Horse Association And Its Members
The Fifth Circuit's judgment reverses a district court ruling that had cast a cloud over the ability of standard-setting organizations to control the rules that promote the mission and goals of their organization.
United States
2 Feb 2015
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