Willard K. Tom

Morgan Lewis (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Willard K. Tom brings more than 35 years of public and private sector antitrust experience to our clients. He was the General Counsel of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) during the first part of the Obama administration and has held several other high-level government positions. Will represents clients before federal and state agencies and in the courts in mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations and litigation, intellectual property (IP) matters, monopolization, and other antitrust matters. While at the Department of Justice (DOJ), he was one of the two principal authors of the DOJ/FTC IP Licensing Guidelines.

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Noah J. Kaufman, Steven A. Reed, Daniel S. Savrin, Willard K. Tom The U.S. Court of Appeals for the seventh circuit clarifies the means by which the FTC could exercice its enforcement authority and holds that the FTC can’t seek restitution (Credit Bureau)

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Background In the Credit Bureau Center case, the FTC sued a company and its owner for advertising “free” credit reports without adequately disclosing that consumers would be enrolled in an expensive credit monitoring service on an ongoing basis. The FTC brought its lawsuit under Section 13(b), (...)

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