Suit Over Alleged Egg-Sharing Tossed Once Again

Law360, New York (May 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court has dismissed a proposed class action brought by a bankrupt organization representing human egg donors who allege the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology engaged in “egg-sharing” without the consent of donors, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to prove racketeering or anti-competitive conduct.

In an order signed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Judge Jeremy Fogel granted the defendants' motion to dismiss the amended complaint, but ruled that the plaintiff, the...
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