We have extraordinary experience in applying the antitrust and trade regulation laws to a wide variety of technology industries. Our antitrust capabilities include:

  • Extensive M&A and civil investigations practice before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, including more than 170 HSR filings with FTC and DOJ sections responsible for information technology and life sciences matters
  • Daily advice and counseling on the issues and business practices critical to technology industries, including R&D collaborations, patent pools and standard-setting, product interoperability, patent and copyright misuse, package licensing and bundling, marketing and distribution, and pricing and discrimination
  • Extensive federal and state litigation experience at both trial and appellate levels, including civil and criminal government investigations, mergers, distribution programs, price-fixing, monopolization, and Robinson-Patman price discrimination claims
  • Training and compliance programs, internal investigations and audits, document creation and retention policies
  • Efficient, scalable team that resolves matters quickly and effectively
  • Manage numerous HSR “second requests” and related foreign investigations involving market concentration, technology and IP issues, including matters such as Adobe/Macromedia, Cooper/Ocular Sciences, ScanSoft/Nuance, Cadence/CCT, Fair Isaac/HNC, Microsoft/Intuit, TIBCO/Talarian, VeriSign/Thawte


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