Constantine Cannon (New York)

Sarah Bayer

Constantine Cannon (New York)

Sarah Bayer is an associate in Constantine Cannon’s New York office. She practices in the firm’s Antitrust Litigation and Counseling Group. Prior to joining Constantine Cannon, Sarah clerked for Chief Magistrate Judge Cheryl L. Pollak in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Sarah graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2020. During law school, she served as Senior Article Editor of the Harvard Law & Policy Review and participated in the school’s Housing Clinic, defending low-income tenants from eviction. She also completed summer internships at the Taxpayer Protection Bureau at the New York Office of the Attorney General and at a plaintiff-side employment law firm in New York City. Sarah received a B.A. in English and American Literature from Brandeis University. Between college and law school, Sarah worked as a researcher for labor unions, supporting a variety of worker organizing efforts. Sarah is admitted to practice in New York.

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621 Bulletin

Sarah Bayer The US Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit rejects a "patent thicket" allegation against a pharmaceutical company, on the claim of prevention of market entry (AbbVie)


Seventh Circuit’s Rejection of Insurers’ Monopolization Case is Not the Final Word on “Patent Thicket” Litigation* The theory that patent holders can be held liable under the antitrust laws for blocking competition with a thicket of patents may be down—but it is not out. Although the “patent (...)

Sarah Bayer The US FTC and DoJ, which rejected the legitimacy of the "portfolio effects" doctrine over 20 years ago, could revisit their opinion over the acquisition of a brewery by a Japanese beverages company (Bell’s Brewery / Kirin)


Bell’s Brewery Sale May Tap Into Longstanding Portfolio Effects Debate* The announced acquisition of Bell’s Brewery by Japanese conglomerate Kirin provides an opportunity to reexamine the much-maligned “portfolio effects” doctrine of merger analysis. Bell’s, the Michigan-based craft brewer of (...)

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