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Archive: April 2012

Apple and Apple Supporters Respond to eBook Lawsuit

Posted by Amanda Neidhardt on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

On April 11, 2012, the DOJ initiation a civil antitrust lawsuit against Apple, Inc. and five major retail book publishers. (See previous blog post: Apple ebook Lawsuit Filed) On Friday, April 13, 2012 Apple responded to the lawsuit and pointed the finger back at Amazon. Through its representative, Tom Neumayr, Apple released this statement: The…

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Apple eBook Lawsuit Filed

Posted by Amanda Neidhardt on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed a civil antitrust action against Apple, Inc. and five major publishers (Hackette Book Group, Inc., Harpercollins Publishers L.L.C., MacMillan, The Penguin Group, and Simon & Schuster Inc.) for conspiring to raise e-book retail prices and otherwise limit competition in the sale of e-books. This…

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3rd Annual RIPL Symposium Speaker Materials

Posted by RIPL Staff on Friday, April 20th, 2012

“Fighting Poison with Poison?: The Chinese Experience with Pharmaceutical Patent Linkage” Ben Liu, Assistant Professor, The John Marshall Law School Article Power Point Presentation (PDF) “A Need for Clearer Language about U.S. Patent Law” Paul M. Janicke, HIPLA Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center Article “Chinese Patent Quality: Running the Numbers and Possible…

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