Jonathan Sallet

Steptoe & Johnson (Washington)

Jonathan Sallet is the General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission which regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. Prior to joining the FCC, Jonathan was a partner in O’Melveny’s Washington DC office and a member of the Antitrust and Competition and Integrated Legal Strategies Practices. Jon’s background also includes serving as Chief Policy Counsel of MCI Telecommunications and previous partnerships in two nationally-known law firms. He served in the Clinton Administration as Assistant to the Secretary and Director of the Office of Policy & Strategic Planning of the Department of Commerce, focusing on economic and technology policy. He was a member of the small group of Administration officials who met regularly with Vice President Gore to address the telecommunications issues that became the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and he headed the first White House working group on the deployment of educational technology. Illustrative Professional Experience. He holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Gibson Dunn (Washington)
O’Melveny & Myers (Los Angeles)


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Jonathan Sallet, Kenneth R. O’Rourke, Richard G. Parker, Stephen McIntyre The US Supreme Court holds that reverse-payment patent settlements should be reviewed under the antitrust rule of reason (Actavis)


But Decision Raises as Many Questions as it Answers The Supreme Court yesterday held that it may be unlawful under the antitrust laws for a brand-name drug manufacturer to resolve patent litigation against an allegedly infringing generic drug maker by paying the generic to forestall market (...)

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