Antitrust

A group of former athletes defending an appeal before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by the NCAA from a trial that found that the NCAA could not deprive athletes of any compensation for their names, images, and likenesses.  O’Bannon v. NCAA, No. 09-CV-03329 (N.D. Cal.), Nos. 15-16601, 14-17068 (9th Cir.).

A group of amici Bioscience Associations in a case between the State of New York and a pharmaceutical manufacturer challenging the use of the Sherman Act to force a brand pharmaceutical manufacturer to sell a product.  The People of the State of New York v. Actavis, No. 14-4624 (CA2).

A group of amici legal scholars in a case presenting the question of the extraterritorial application of U.S. antitrust laws. F. Hoffman-La Roche, Ltd. v. Empagran, S.A., 542 U.S. 155 (2004). See 2004 WL 533931 (brief) (U.S. Supreme Court).

An antitrust action involving the National Basketball Association and satellite and pay-per-view television providers, based on the alleged bundling of basketball games. Kingray, Inc. v. NBA, Inc., 188 F. Supp. 2d 1177 (S.D. Cal. 2002).

An antitrust action by independent gasoline station owners against Shell Oil. Chawla v. Shell Oil Co., 75 F. Supp. 2d 626 (S.D. Tex. 1999).

Dean Witter and Sears, Roebuck at trial and on appeal in antitrust action alleging refusal to deal in credit card issuance market. SCFC ILC. Inc. v. VISA, USA. Inc., 936 F.2d 1096 (10th Cir. 1991).

The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys in a statutory construction case involving the specified expense deduction for vehicle-ownership costs under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Ransom v. FIA Card Services, N.A., 131 S. Ct. 716 (2011).

Warner Chilcott, a leading pharmaceutical company, in an antitrust case alleging monopolization in the market for Doryx (doxycycline hyclate), a treatment for severe acne.