Joseph F. Winterscheid

McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Joseph F. Winterscheid is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Washington, D.C., office. Joe is head of the Firm’s global Antitrust & Competition Practice Group and his practice focuses on U.S. and international antitrust law. From 1989 to 1994, Joe was partner-in-charge of an international law office in Brussels, where his practice focused on representing clients in competition matters before the European Commission and EU Member State competition authorities. Joe regularly advises clients on competition issues in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, including U.S. and international premerger notification requirements. His experience also includes counseling on matters related to pricing and distribution practices, intellectual property licensing arrangements and e-commerce initiatives. Joe’s sectoral experience has encompassed a wide range of industries, including air transport, automotive products, chemicals, consumer goods, defense, health care, industrial products, pharmaceuticals, specialty metals and fabricated metal products.

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Articles

1069 Bulletin

Joseph F. Winterscheid, Karne O. Newburn, Stephen Wu The New York Appellate Court rejects NY Attorney General’s challenge of alleged minimum resale price maintenance (RPM) scheme, holding that New York state statute does not render RPM agreements illegal per se and that restrictions that merely relate to minimum advertised prices do not constitute RPM agreements (Tempur-Pedic)

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A recent New York state appeals court decision highlights the need for suppliers to continue exercising caution when adopting and implementing a resale price maintenance policy. On May 8, 2012, the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court affirmed a lower court’s decision that (...)

Joseph F. Winterscheid, Megan Morley The US Kansas Supreme Court holds resale price maintenance is per se illegal under state law, but ruling subsequently overturned by state legislature (O’Brien / Leegin Creative Leather Products)

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The Kansas Supreme Court recently determined resale price maintenance is per se illegal under state law, becoming the latest state to reject the rule of reason standard mandated by the Supreme Court of the United States. The decision serves as a reminder that although a supplier’s pricing (...)

Joel G. Chefitz, Joseph F. Winterscheid, Stephen Wu The US State of Maryland rejects federal rule of reason standard established by US Supreme Court in Leegin, amending its state antitrust statute to make minimum resale price maintenance agreements per se illegal

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New state law could affect implementation of minimum resale price maintenance programs. Suppliers should review their minimum resale price programs for their resellers in the United States following the passage of a new law in the State of Maryland prohibiting agreements that establish minimum (...)

Joel G. Chefitz, Joseph F. Winterscheid, Stephen Wu The New York District Court enters a consent decree in a case brought by Attorneys General of New York, Illinois and Michigan, requiring furniture manufacturer to terminate alleged minimum resale price maintenance program (Herman Miller)

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District court case could affect implementation of minimum resale price maintenance programs. Sellers must still exercise great caution when designing minimum resale price programs for their resellers in the United States following the recently settled New York v. Herman Miller, Inc. case. (...)

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