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Dueling pictures emerged Monday of a West Texas radioactive waste site caught up in an antitrust trial in Delaware, with the U.S. Department of Justice calling the site ground zero in a $367 million market-control grab, and merger parties describing it as an otherwise doomed money pit.
Several sections of the American Bar Association submitted comments to the Chinese government last week recommending changes to draft guidelines applying the country’s antitrust law to intellectual property, but said the framework largely looks consistent with that employed by U.S. authorities.
EpiPen maker Mylan improperly preserved its monopoly on epinephrine auto-injectors by offering big rebates to insurers that refused to cover a competing product, Sanofi-Aventis charged in a complaint filed Monday in New Jersey federal court.
Uber Technologies may have reached the end of its worldwide efforts to dominate transportation markets with its popular ride-hailing app. Although Uber has met opposition in the past in both the marketplace and in court, particularly in California, new developments in China and in New York City may be bringing Uber’s nearly unstoppable advance to a halt, says Thomas Dickerson of Herzfeld & Rubin PC.
An Illinois federal magistrate judge on Friday refused a putative class of consumers' document preservation subpoenas in a suit alleging Tyson Foods Inc. and other poultry producers colluded to increase the price of chickens by limiting their production and exchanging pricing details through a third party.