Judge Mulls Shielding FTC Informants In Qualcomm Suit

Law360, San Jose (August 9, 2017, 10:28 PM EDT) -- A California magistrate judge told the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday that it has a week to provide more details about why the agency shouldn’t have to reveal its informants in its antitrust suit accusing Qualcomm Inc. of unfair patent licensing practices, saying he wants to learn a little more before ruling on the issue.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins asked attorneys for the FTC to provide summaries of the information the informants provided to the court and Qualcomm. He also noted that he might want...
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