Applied Antitrust Law

Dale Collins
NYU School of Law
Georgetown University Law Center

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Allen v. Dairy Farmers of Am., Inc., No. 5:09-cv-230 (D. Vt. filed Oct. 8, 2009)
Animal Sci. Prods., Inc. v. Hebel Welcome Pharm. Co., No. 1 :05-CV- 00453(DGT)(JO) (E.D.N.Y. filed Dec. 2, 2008)
Anderson News, L.L.C. v. American Media, Inc., No. 09 Civ. 2227 (PAC) (S.D.N.Y. filed Mar. 10, 2009)

Behrend v. Comcast Corp., Civ. A. No. 03-6604 (E.D. Pa. filed Dec. 8, 2003)
Best Buy Co. v. Hitachi, Ltd., No. 3:11-cv-05513-SC (N.D. Cal. filed Oct. 13, 2013)
Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, Inc. v. Amazon.Com, Inc., No. 1:13-cv-01111-JSR (S.D.N.Y. filed Feb. 15, 2013)
Boyle Constr. Mgmt., Inc. v. Irving Materials, Inc. and Unnamed Co-Conspirators, No. 1:05-cv-0979-SEB-VSS) (S.D. Ind. filed June 30, 2005)

Cablevision Sys. Corp. v. Viacom Int'l Inc., No. 1:13-cv-01278-LTS (S.D.N.Y. filed Mar. 7, 2013)
California v. Infineon Techs. AG, No. C 06-4333 PJH, 2007 WL 6197288 (N.D. Cal. filed Nov 29, 2007)
Carrier Corp. v. Outokumpu Oyj, Nos. 07-6052/6114 (6th Cir. Mar. 2, 2012) (reported at 673 F.3d 430)
Cascade Health Solutions v. PeaceHealth, Nos. 05-35627, 05-35640, 05-36153, 05-36202 (9th Cir. Feb. 1, 2008) (reported as 515 F.3d 883)
C-E Minerals, Inc. v. CARBO Ceramics, Inc., No. 1:11-cv-02574-JOF (N.D. Ga. filed Aug. 4, 2011)
CollegeNET, Inc. v. Common Application, Inc., No. 3:14-cv-00771 (D. Or. May 8, 2014)
Collins Inkjet Corp. v. Eastman Kodak Co., No. 1:13-cv-00664 (S.D. Ohio filed Sept. 19, 2013)
Conergy AG v. MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., 651 F. Supp. 2d 51 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)

Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners, LLC, No. 1:07-cv-12388-EFH (D. Mass. filed Dec. 28, 2007)
Discover Fin. Servs. v. Visa U.S.A. Inc., No. 04-CV-7844 (BSJ)(DFE) (S.D.N.Y. filed Aug. 20, 2008) (reported as 598 F. Supp. 2d 394)

Edstrom v. Anheuser-Busch InBEV SA/NV, No. 3:13-cv-01309-MMC (N.D. Cal. filed Mar. 22, 2013)
Eisai, Inc. v. Sanofi-Aventis U.S., LLC, No. 3:08-cv-04168-MLC-DEA (D.N.J. filed Aug. 18, 2008)

National Ass'n of Chain Drug Stores v. Express Scripts, Inc., No. 2:12-cv-00395-CRE (W.D. Pa. filed Mar. 29, 2012)

FTC v. Advocate Health Care Network, No. 1:15-cv-11473 (Dec. 22, 2015)
FTC v. Arch Coal, Inc., 329 F. Supp. 2d 109 (D.D.C. 2004)
FTC v. Graco Inc., No. 1:11-cv-02239-RLW (D.D.C. filed Dec. 16, 2011)
FTC v. The Hearst Trust, Civ. No.1:01CV00734 (D.D.C. Dec. 14, 2001)
FTC v. Laboratory Corp. of Am., No. 1:10-cv-02053-RWR (D.C. Cir. filed Dec. 1, 2010)
FTC v. Lundbeck Inc., 08-cv-6379 (JNE/JJG) (D. Minn. Apr. 10, 2009), aff'd, No. 10-3458/3459 (8th Cir. Aug. 19, 2011)
FTC v. Mallinckrodt Ard Inc., No. 1:17-cv-00120 (D.D.C. filed Jan. 18, 2017; redacted version filed Jan. 25, 2017)
FTC v. Ovation Pharms., Inc., No. 0:08-cv-06379-JNE-JJG (D. Minn. filed Dec. 16, 2008)
FTC v. Penn State Hershey Med. Ctr., No. 1:15-CV-2362 (M.D. Pa. filed Dec. 9, 2015)
FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health Sys., Inc.,, No. 1:11-cv-58 (WLS) (M.D. Ga. June 27, 2011)
FTC v. ProMedica Health Sys., Inc., No. 3:11-cv-47 (N.D. Ohio Mar. 29, 2011)
FTC v. St. Luke’s Health Sys., Ltd., No. 1:12-cv-00560-BLW-REB (D. Idaho filed Mar. 26, 2013)
FTC v. Staples, Inc., No. 1:15-cv-02115-EGS (D.D.C. filed Dec. 8, 2015; public version filed Dec. 9, 2015)
FTC v. Staples, Inc., 970 F. Supp. 1066 (D.D.C. 1997)
Fitbit, Inc., v. Aliphcom d/b/a Jawbone, No. 5:15-cv-04073 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 8, 2015).

Garber v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, No. 1:12-cv-03704-UA (S.D.N.Y. filed May 9, 2012)
Ginsburg v. InBev NV/SA, No. 09-2990 (8th Cir. Oct. 27, 2010) (reported as 623 F.3d 1229), aff'g No. 4:08CV01375 JCH (Aug. 3, 2009) (reported as 649 F. Supp. 2d 943)
Golden Gate Pharmacy Servs., Inc. v. Pfizer, Inc., 3:09-cv-03854-MMC (N.D. Cal. filed Apr. 20, 2010)

Hart Intercivic, Inc. v. Diebold, Inc., Civ. A. No. 1:09-cv-678 (D. Del. filed Sept. 14, 2009)

In re Acker, No. 10-3159 (6th Cir. Feb. 22, 2010) (reported as 596 F.3d 370)
In re Adderall XR Antitrust Litig., 754 F.3d 128 (2d Cir. 2014)
In re America Online, Inc., No. C-3989 (F.T.C. filed Dec. 14, 2000) (AOL/Time Warner)
In re Air Cargo Shipping Servs. Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1775, 2009 WL 3077396 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 25, 2009)
In re Blood Reagents Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 09-2081 (E.D. Pa. filed Feb. 16, 2010)
In re Chocolate Confectionary Antitrust Litig., Civ. A. No. 1:08-MDL-1935 (M.D. Pa. Aug. 11, 2009) (reported as 674 F. Supp. 2d 580)
In re Class 8 Transmission Indirect Purchaser Antitrust Litig., No. 1:11-cv-00009-SLR (D. Del. filed Oct. 4, 2010)
In re Cox Enterprises, Inc. Set-Top Cable Television Box Antitrust Litig., No. 5:09-ml-02048-C (W.D. Okla. Dec. 28, 2011)
In re Delta/AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litig., No. 1:09-md-02089-TCB (N.D. Ga. filed Feb. 1, 2010)
In re Detroit Auto Dealers Ass'n, 108 F.T.C. 193 (Dec. 3, 1986), 111 F.T.C. 417, 475 (Feb. 22, 1989)
In re McWane, Inc., No. 9351 (F.T.C. filed Jan. 4, 2012)
In re Dun & Bradstreet Corp., Dkt. No. 9342 (F.T.C. issued May 7, 2010)
In re Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corporation Antitrust Litig., Master File No. 07-CV-4446 (N.D. Ill. filed Aug. 7, 2007)
In re Fretted Musical Instruments Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 2121 (J.P.M.L. Dec. 9, 2009)
In re High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litig., No. 11-CV-2509-LHK (N.D. Cal. filed Sept. 13, 2011)
In re Laboratory Corp. of Am., Dkt. No. 9345 (FTC filed Dec. 1, 2010)
In re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litig., No. 13-MD-2420 YGR (N.D. Cal. MDL transfer Feb. 6, 2013)
In re McWane, Inc., No. 9351 (F.T.C. filed Jan. 4, 2012)
In re Martin McNulty, No. 10-3201 (6th Cir. Mar. 1, 2010) (reported as 597 F.3d 344)
In re National Association of Music Merchants, No. C-4255 (FTC issued Apr. 8, 2009)
In re National Collegiate Athletic Association Athletic Grant-In-Aid Cap Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 2541 (J.P.M.L. June 4, 2014)
In re Nielsen Holdings N.V., No. C-____ (FTC filed Sept. 20, 2013) (consent order)
In re North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners, Dkt. No. 9343 (F.T.C. filed June 17, 2010).
In re Omnicare, Inc., No. 9352 (FTC filed Jan. 27, 2012)
In re Online DVD Rental Antitrust Litig., Case No. M 09-2029 PJH (N.D. Cal. May 27, 2009)
In re PepsiCo, Inc., Dkt. No. C-____ (FTC filed Feb. 26, 2010)
In re Polygram Holding, Inc., Dkt. No. 9298 (FTC filed July 31, 2001)
In re Polypore Int'l, Inc., No. 9327 (FTC filed Sept. 10, 2008)
In re Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litig., No. 12-7085 (D.C. Cir. Aug. 9, 2013)
In re Realcomp II, Ltd., Dkt. No. 9320 (F.T.C. filed Oct. 12, 2006)
In re Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litig., Master File No. 2:08-MD-1000 (E.D. Tenn. Sept. 25, 2009) (reported as 666 F. Supp. 2d 908)
In re Sulfuric Acid Antitrust Litig., No. 1:03-cv-04576 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 26, 2005) (reported at 231 F.R.D. 320)
In re Shell Oil Co., 125 F.T.C. 769 (1998)
In re Toys "R" Us, No. 9278 (F.T.C. filed May 22, 1996)
In re Transitions Lenses Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 2173 (J.P.M.L. Aug. 6, 2010)
In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litig., No. 1:06-md-01738-BMC-JO (E.D.N.Y. filed Feb. 22, 2006)
In re Westcliff Med. Labs., Inc., Debtor, No. 8:10-bk-16743-TA (Bankr. C.D. Cal. Nov. 16, 2010)
In re Whole Foods Market, Inc., Dkt. No. 9324 (FTC filed Sept. 8, 2008)
In re Zinc Antitrust Litig., Civ. A. No. 14-cv-3728 (KBF) (S.D.N.Y. filed May 23, 2014)

Jenkins v. NCAA, No. 3:14-cv-01678 (D.N.J. filed Mar. 17, 2014)

LePage's Inc. v. 3M Co., Nos. 00-1368 & 00-1473 (3d Cir. Mar. 25, 2003) (en banc) (reported as 324 F.3d 141)
Liu v. Amerco, 10-11221 (D. Mass. filed July 21, 2010), rev'd, No. No. 11-2053 (1st Cir. May 4, 2012) (reported as 677 F.3d 489)
Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co. v. Shire LLC, No. 1:12-cv-03711-VM (S.D.N.Y. filed May 9, 2012)

Malaney v. UAL Corp., Civ. No. 10-cv-2858 (N.D. Cal. filed June 29, 2010)
Masimo Corp. v. Tyco Health Care Group, L.P., No. CV 02-4770 MRP (AJWx) (C.D. Cal. filed Nov. 5, 2007)
Meyer v. Kalanick, No. 1:15 Civ. 9796 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 16, 2015)
Microsoft Mobile Inc. v. Interdigital, Inc., No. CV 15-723-RGA (D. Del. filed Aug. 20, 2015)
Minn-Chem, Inc. v. Agrium Inc., No. 10-1712 (7th Cir. June 27, 2012) (en banc)
Minnesota v. Ovation Pharms., Inc., No. 08-cv-6381 (D. Minn. filed Dec. 16, 2008)
Motorola Mobility, Inc. v. AU Optronics Corp., No. 1:09-cv-06610 (N.D. Ill. filed Oct. 20, 2009)
Mylan Pharms. Inc. v. Warner Chilcott Pub. Ltd. Co., No. 12-3824 (E.D. Pa. filed July 6, 2012)

Ohio v. Louis Trauth Dairy, Inc., 856 F. Supp. 1229 (S.D. Ohio 1994)
Oracle America, Inc. v. Micron Tech., Inc., No. 10-cv-04340-PJH (N.D. Cal. Sept. 16, 2011) (reported at 2011 WL 4352314)

Pennsylvania v. NCAA, No.3:02-at-06000 (M.D. Pa. filed Jan. 2, 2013)

Saint Alphonsus Med. Ctr. v. St. Luke’s Health Sys., Ltd., No. 1:12-cv-00560-BLW-REB (D. Idaho filed Nov. 12, 2012)
Satnam Distribs. LLC v. Commonwealth-Altadis, Inc., No. 2:14-cv-06660-JCJ (E.D. Pa. filed Nov. 20, 2015)
Schuylkill Heath Sys v. Cardinal Health, Inc., No. 2:12-cv-07065-JS (E.D. Pa. filed Dec. 18, 2012)
Shamrock Mktg., Inc. v. Bridgestone Bandag, LLC, No. 3:10-cv-00074-JGH (W.D. Ky. filed Feb. 4, 2010)
Solyndra LLC v. Suntech Power Holdings Co., No. 12-cv-5272 (N.D. Cal. filed Oct. 11, 2012)
Sprint Nextel Corp. v. AT&T Inc., No. 1:11-cv-01600 (D.D.C. filed Sept. 6, 2011)

Taleff v. Southwest Airlines Co., No. 11-02179 JW (N.D. Calif. filed May 3, 2011)
Teladoc, Inc. v. Texas Med. Bd., No. 1:15-cv-00343-RP (W.D. Tex. filed Apr. 29, 2015)

United States v. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, 1:13-cv-00127 (D.D.C. filed Jan. 31, 2013) (ABInBev Grupo Modelo)
United States v. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, No. 1:16-cv-01483 (D.D.C. filed July 20, 2016) (ABInBev SABMiller)
United States v. Anthem, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01493 (D.D.C. filed July 21, 2016) (Anthem/Cigna)
United States v. Adobe Sys., Inc., Civ. A. No. 1:10-cv-01629 (D.D.C. filed Sept. 24, 2010)
United States v. Airline Tariff Pub'l'g Co., Civ. A. No. 92-2854 (D.D.C. filed Dec. 21, 1992)
United States v. Alex. Brown & Sons, No. 96-cv-5313 (S.D.N.Y. filed July 16, 1996)
United States v. Andreas, Crim. No. 96-CR-00762 (N.D. Ill. filed Dec. 3, 1996)
United States v. Apple Inc., No. 12-cv-2826 (S.D.N.Y. filed Apr. 11, 2012)
United States v. Archer Daniels Midland Co., Crim. No. 96-CR-00640 (N.D. Ill. filed Oct. 15, 1996)
United States v. Arctic Glacier Int'l, Inc., 1:09 CR 149 (S.D. Ohio filed Sept. 10, 2009)
United States v. AT&T Inc., No. 1:11-cv-1560 (D.D.C. filed Aug. 31, 2011)
United States v. AU Optronics Corp., No. 3:09-CR-00110 (N.D. Cal. filed Feb. 4, 2010)
United States v. Bazaarvoice, Inc., No. 13-cv-0133 (N.D. Cal. filed Jan. 10, 2013)
United States v. Beaver, No. 07-1381 (7th Cir. Feb. 4, 2008) (reported at 515 F.3d 730)
United States v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mich., No.2:10-cv-14155-DPH-MKM (E.D. Mich. filed Oct. 18, 2010)
United States v. Citicorp, No. 3:15-cr-00078-SRU (D. Conn. filed June 20, 2015)
United States v. Conagra Foods, Inc., No. 1:14-cv-00823 (D.D.C. filed May 20, 2014)
United States v. Dean Foods Co., No. 10-C-0059 (E.D. Wis. filed Jan. 22, 2010)
United States v. Deere & Co., No. 1:16-cv-08515 (N.D. Ill. filed Aug. 31, 2016)
United States v. Deutsche Böurse AG, No. 1:11-cv-02280 (D.D.C. filed Dec. 22, 2011) (Deutsche Böurse/NYSE Euronext)
United States v. Eagle Eyes Traffic Indus. Co., No. CR 11-00488 RS (N.D. Cal. filed July 12, 2011)
United States v. Echostar Commc'ns Corp., No. 1:02CV02138 (D.D.C. filed Oct. 30, 2002)
United States v. Election Sys. & Software, Inc., Case No.: 1:10-vv-00380 (D.D.C. filed Mar. 8, 2010)
United States v. Google Inc., No. 1:11-cv-00688 (D.D.C. filed Apr. 8, 2011) (Google/ITA)
United States v. H&R Block, Inc., No.11-00948 (BAH) (D.D.C. filed May 23, 2011)
United States v. Hitachi Automotive Sys., Ltd., No. 1:16-cr-00078-MRB (S.D. Ohio filed Aug. 9, 2016)
United States v. Homy Hong-Ming Hsu, No. 3:11-cr-70758 (N.D. Cal. filed July 12, 2011)
United States v. Il Ung Kim, No. CR 06-692 (PJH) (N.D. Cal. filed Oct. 18, 2006)
United States v. Kason Indus., Inc. & Peter A. Katz , Crim. No. 1:10-CR-188 (N.D. Ga. filed May 6, 2010)
United States v. Keyspan Corp., No. 10-1415 (WHP) (S.D.N.Y. filed Feb. 2, 2011)
United States v. Morgan Stanley, No. 11-cv-6875 (S.D.N.Y. filed Sept. 30, 2011)
United States v. Norris, Crim. No. 03-632 (E.D. Pa. filed Sept. 28, 2004)
United States v. Oracle Corp., No C 04-0807 VRW ( (N.D. Ca. Sept. 9, 2004) (reported as 331 F. Supp. 2d 1098)
United States v. Samsung Elec. Co., No. CR 05-0643 (PJH) (N.D. Cal. filed Oct. 13, 2005)
United States v. Shiu Lung Leung, No. 3:09-cr-00110-SI-6 (N.D. Cal. filed June 10, 2010)
United States v. Signature Flight Support Corporation/Hawker Beechcraft Services, Inc., 1:08-cv-01164 (D.D.C. filed July 3, 2008)
United States v. Swanson, No. CR-06-00692 PJH (N.D. Cal. filed Oct. 18, 2006)
United States v. Stewart, No. CR-10-4028 (N.D. Iowa filed May 6, 2010)
United States v. Taubman, No. 01 CR 429, 2002 WL 548733 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 11, 2002), aff'd, 297 F.3d 161 (2d Cir. 2002)
United States v. Therm-All, Inc., No. 02-20843 (5th Cir. July 14, 2004) (replacement opinion following denial of rehearing en banc) (reported at 373 F.3d 625)
United States v. Ticketmaster, No. 1:10-cv-00139 (D.C.C. filed Jan. 25, 2010) (Ticketmaster/LiveNation)
United States v. Vandebrake, No. 5:10-cr-04025-MWB (N.D. Iowa filed Apr. 26, 2010)
United States v. Visa Int'l, Inc., No. 98-civ-7076 (S.D.N.Y/ filed Oct. 7, 1998)

ZF Meritor LLC v. Eaton Corp., No. 1:06-cv-00623-SLR (D. Del. filed Oct. 5, 2006)