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50-State Survey
Since its inception in 1914, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has served the function of protecting consumers and promoting competition among businesses in the United States.
United States
28 Mar 2019
Focus On Trademarks And Antitrust: Judge Favors FTC Over 1-800 Contacts In Keyword Advertising Case
In an Initial Decision released on October 30th, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell has upheld the Federal Trade Commission's complaint against 1-800 Contacts, Inc....
United States
21 Nov 2017
Three Stripes And You're Out: Adidas Seeks To Protect Its Mark
On March 17, 2017, athletic apparel giant, adidas, filed suit against Juicy Couture, Inc. asserting trademark infringement and unfair competition claims.
United States
3 Apr 2017
Second Circuit Tells Pharmacies The Antitrust Claims They Cooked Up Need More Than A Little Morton Salt
Cash & Henderson Drugs, Inc. v. Johnson & Johnson, recently decided by the Second Circuit, concerns Robinson-Patman Act claims that retail pharmacies brought against pharmaceutical manufacturers.
United States
22 Dec 2015
Federal Trade Commission Issues First-Ever Guidance On "Unfair Methods Of Competition"
Section 5 of the 1914 Federal Trade Commission Act declares that "unfair methods of competition in or affecting commerce" are unlawful.
United States
27 Aug 2015
Buy One Get One (Discounted) Only Violates The Sherman Act If The Discount For The "Tied" Product Is Below Cost
Two of the central elements of a tying claim, both addressed in this opinion, are 1) market power in the tying market product, and 2) coercion, through pricing, of buyers of the tying product to buy the tied product.
United States
7 Jul 2015
Sixth Circuit Clarifies Proof Required To Show Below-Cost Pricing In Antitrust Case
A recent Sixth Circuit decision clarified the minimum standard a plaintiff must meet to prove a claim of below-cost pricing under either the concerted or independent antitrust provisions of the Sherman Act.
United States
19 May 2015
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