FLH’s antitrust practice combines government and private experience to address the full range of our clients’ needs. Representing corporations, trade associations, and individuals in their most significant antitrust matters, our attorneys have worked with clients in a diverse set of industries including: pharmaceutical, consumer electronics, energy, Internet and network technologies, finance, insurance, automotive, and food distribution.
By drawing upon FLH’s patent prosecution and litigation expertise, in-house scientific advisors, and regulatory and transactional knowledge base, FLH is uniquely positioned to handle our clients’ antitrust needs in an efficient and flexible manner. Our antitrust attorneys regularly work hand-in-hand with the firm’s patent attorneys and scientific advisors to counsel companies on the antitrust implications of a particular intellectual property acquisition, settlement, license, or joint venture arrangement.
Finally, FLH’s strength in related legal areas such as trial advocacy, intellectual property, FDA, and life sciences uniquely equip FLH’s antitrust attorneys to provide collaborative, innovative, and cost-effective antitrust advice.
Our antitrust services include:
• Represent and counsel brand and generic drug manufacturers in their settlement of Hatch-Waxman patent litigation, including the Federal Trade Commission’s review of Hatch-Waxman settlements
• Represent clients in civil antitrust investigations and suits brought by the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice, state attorneys general, and foreign competition authorities
• Represent and defend clients in private treble-damage actions brought under federal antitrust laws and state antitrust, unfair trade practices, and consumer protection statutes
• Review and counsel clients regarding clearance of proposed mergers under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, including potential divestitures and other remedies