Judge Nixes 'Egg-Sharing' Antitrust Suit For 3rd Time

Law360, New York (December 8, 2009, 5:00 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed for the third time a proposed class action brought by an organization representing human egg donors who say the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology engaged in “egg-sharing” without donor consent, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to prove racketeering or anti-competitive conduct.

Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday granted the defendants' motion to dismiss the second amended complaint, saying the court lacked subject matter jurisdiction....
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