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Compass Lexecon has been involved in many of the largest and most complex antitrust litigation and financial market cases over the past 30 years.

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02/12/20

On February 10, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc., Softbank Group Corp., and Sprint Corporation in State of New York et al. v. Deutsche Telekom...

03/05/19

On February 26, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals rejected the Department of Justice’s appeal of the US District Court’s opinion allowing the merger of AT&T and Time Warner to proceed without conditions. The Department of Justice announced soon thereafter...

07/11/18

Compass Lexecon was retained by AT&T and Time Warner to provide economic analysis and expert testimony concerning the merger of the two companies, and to assist with the litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice to block the deal...

02/14/18

Compass Lexecon Expert Dr. Elizabeth Wang Testifies Successfully at Trial On January 11, 2018, the Intermediate People's Court in Shenzhen, China entered a ruling in favor of Compass Lexecon client Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a leading smartphone manufacturer, in a...

01/08/18

On December 21, 2017, Judge James V. Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled in favor of Compass Lexecon’s client, TCL Corporation, in a patent infringement suit involving the setting of Fair, Reasonable and...

10/31/17

A jury found in favor of Compass Lexecon's client, power tool manufacturer Milwaukee Electric Tool (Milwaukee), on all counts in a patent infringement suit after less than one day of deliberation. Milwaukee filed suit against Snap-On, another power tool manufacturer,...

06/15/17

Over a six month period, Compass Lexecon assisted counsel from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in securing regulatory approval for Dow Chemical Co.’s (“Dow”) merger with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (“DuPont”). This process culminated with the...

05/01/17

In May 2017, the State of Illinois reached a tentative settlement agreement with the last remaining Defendant in the last remaining proceeding in the multidistrict TFT-LCD price-fixing antitrust litigation. This capped roughly ten years of Compass Lexecon involvement, from the...

06/14/16

Compass Lexecon experts provide testimony in a wide range of patent related litigation, including disputes over patent licensing, damages from infringement, economic evidence on patent validity, and economic analysis of licensing commitments. For example, Compass Lexecon experts Professor Dennis W. Carlton...

09/23/15

Compass Lexecon Expert Professor Bobby Willig Testifies Successfully for Defendants; Plaintiffs' Expert Excluded under Daubert In In re: Wellbutrin XL Antitrust Litigation, Compass Lexecon's clients, SmithKline Beecham Corporation d/b/a GlaxoSmithKline and GlaxoSmithKline plc (collectively, "GSK"), prevailed in a major pay-for-delay...

06/24/15

In June 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) granted early termination of the waiting period applicable to the Nokia – Alcatel-Lucent transaction.  Although sales shares were relatively concentrated in the United States, Compass Lexecon expert Dennis Carlton explained in meetings...

11/20/14

In this case, nine foreign ocean carriers challenged a user fee provision that was instituted by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 2011 to recoup the costs of an on dock rail system and various other...

09/04/13

Jury Finds Minimal Damages for HannStar Based on Testimony from Compass Lexecon Expert Professor Dennis Carlton and No Liability for Toshiba HannStar and other Taiwanese, Korean, and Japanese firms (not including Toshiba) had previously reached guilty plea agreements with the...

07/08/10

In this case, the International Securities Exchange sought to offer options based on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 without a license. Professor Dennis Carlton of Compass Lexecon acted as the economic expert for the CBOE, Dow...

01/15/10

In early 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice began an investigation of alleged collusion between wireless carriers in setting text messaging fees. Compass Lexecon assisted Verizon Wireless in evaluating these claims. Professor Dennis Carlton, supported by a team in Compass...

12/18/09

A Compass Lexecon team headed by Professor Dennis Carlton and Rick Flyer assisted Avaya's outside counsel, headed by Steve Newborn from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, in Avaya's acquisition of Nortel Networks. Rick Flyer and Allan Shampine of Compass Lexecon...

07/23/08

Compass Lexecon was retained by David Boies, Don Flexner, Bob Silver, Damien Marshall, Cynthia Christian, and Alanna Rutherford of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP to conduct analyses and provide testimony regarding liability and damages in American Express’ suit against Visa,...