By Matthew Perlman (December 22, 2020, 6:38 PM EST) -- Over a dozen state-level enforcers lost their challenge of T-Mobile's merger with Sprint, the Federal Trade Commission suffered major appellate losses in its case against Qualcomm and in a generic drug case, and a private plaintiff scored a big win against Comcast in circuit court.
These closely watched cases show state and federal enforcers going their own way when they disagree, address the role of antitrust law in intellectual property disputes, cast doubt on the FTC's power to seek restitution and create more confusion over when companies' have a duty to deal with competitors.
Here, Law360 looks at the biggest rulings...
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