FTC, AbbVie Don't Want Spat Paused Amid Justices' Review

Law360 (July 27, 2020, 8:49 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission and AbbVie separately told the Third Circuit on Friday there is no need to pause their antitrust spat while the U.S. Supreme Court reviews the agency's authority to order financial restitution, although both sides had different reasons for wanting the case to go forward.

The Third Circuit floated the possibility of a pause earlier in July after the high court agreed July 9 to hear two consumer protection cases from the Seventh and Ninth circuits related to the FTC's power to impose injunctions under the Federal Trade Commission Act. But the FTC responded in a letter brief Friday...

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