Antitrust Column & Publications

FTC Orders Compulsive Memory Chip License

Date: 02/23/07

Reprinted with permission by The New York Law Journal.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ordered a firm found to have deceived a computer memory chip standard-setting organization to license its technology at FTC-determined rates. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that single-use and multi-use dialysis devices should be included in the same relevant product market despite substantial price differences.

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