Hausfeld (San Francisco)

Kyle Bates

Hausfeld (San Francisco)
Associate

Kyle’s practice focuses on complex litigation in predominantly antitrust, financial services, and consumer protection matters. Kyle represents clients in litigation for harm suffered throughout the country and the world in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Kyle has personally led cases from inception through discovery and trial. Kyle has successfully prosecuted claims on behalf of corporate plaintiffs in confidential arbitration as well as qui tam plaintiffs in cases brought under the False Claims Act to recover damages suffered by the United States as a result of fraud, waste, and abuse. In addition to his California bar admission, Kyle is licensed to practice in the United States District Court of Puerto Rico. Kyle regularly represents the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in antitrust and consumer protection matters and has also served as special outside counsel to other states in similar cases. Kyle is an active member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers’ Association where he serves on the group’s Education Committee, and was a speaker at ACI’s 15th National Forum on ERISA Litigation.

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Articles

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Yelena Dewald, Kyle Bates The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dismisses the class action brought on behalf of indirect purchasers alleging that a chip manufacturer abused its dominant position by refusing to sell chips to manufacturers that did not pay above-market royalty rates to license its patents (Qualcomm / Stromberg)

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On September 29, 2021, the Ninth Circuit vacated the class certification order in Stromberg et al. v. Qualcomm, an antitrust class action brought on behalf of indirect purchasers alleging that Qualcomm monopolized the market for modem chips by refusing to sell chips to manufacturers that did (...)

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