Daniel Powers

McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Daniel (Dan) Powers focuses his practice on antitrust litigation, counseling and regulatory matters. He assists clients in a variety of industries, including health care, pharmaceuticals, mobile communications, aerospace and defense.

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Articles

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Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US FTC challenges a merger in what it defines as markets for the retail sale of gasoline and the retail sale of diesel, and requires divestitures in 10 local geographic markets (Alimentation Couche-Tard / Holiday)

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THE LATEST : FTC CHALLENGES RETAIL FUEL STATION AND CONVENIENCE STORE TRANSACTION— REQUIRES TEN LOCALIZED DIVESTITURES IN WISCONSIN AND MINNESOTA* WHAT HAPPENED : Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (ACT) and its subsidiaries (including Circle K Stores, Inc.) are engaged in the retail sale of (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US District Court for the Southern District of Texas files an information due to conspiracy to fix the prices in the silicone wristbands and lanyards sector (Zaappaaz)

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Azim Makanojiya founded Zaappaaz Inc. as a nineteen-year-old university student and quickly turned it into a multi-million dollar business. WHAT HAPPENED : On Tuesday, August 7, online retailer Zaappaaz Inc. and its twenty-nine-year-old president and founder, Azim Makanojiya, agreed to plead (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirms the dismissal of an antitrust counterclaim in a labor dispute (ICTSI / ILWU)

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On July 24, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an antitrust counterclaim brought by ICTSI Oregon, Inc. (ICTSI), the operator of a marine shipping facility, against the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit dismisses the indictments of two individuals accused of playing a role in the LIBOR case and clarifies the Fifth Amendment law in international cartels (Allen)

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SECOND CIRCUIT CLARIFIES FIFTH AMENDMENT LAW, WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR US PROSECUTION OF INTERNATIONAL CARTELS* On July 19, 2017, the Second Circuit vacated the convictions and dismissed the indictments of two individuals accused of playing a role in the manipulation of the London Interbank (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio approves a plea agreement from a sales manager that conspired to fix prices of automotive hoses (Horie of Toyoda Gosei)

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FORMER TOYODA GOSEI EXECUTIVE PLEADS GUILTY TO PRICE-FIXING, BID-RIGGING* On January 6, 2015, Makoto Horie of Toyoda Gosei North America pled guilty to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for conspiring to fix the prices of automotive hoses sold to U.S. companies. Mr. Horie was (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Northern District of California allows a claim brought against a franchise car dealer for engaging into anticompetitive price discrimination by offering volume discounts (Chrysler Group / Matthew Enterprise)

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DISTRICT COURT PARES DOWN PRICE DISCRIMINATION SUIT AGAINST CHRYSLER* On July 11, 2014, the Northern District of California dismissed one of two federal antitrust claims brought against Chrysler Group LLC under the Robinson-Patman Act, 15 U.S. C. § 13, as well as several state statutory and (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The US Court of the Northern District of California rules against an acquisition of a competitor on the basis that it would lead to anticompetitive effects in the high-tech market (Bazaarvoice / PowerReviews)

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JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF DOJ FINDING BAZAARVOICE/POWERREVIEWS MERGER ANTICOMPETITIVE* On January 8, 2014, Judge Orrick of the Northern District of California ruled that Bazaarvoice’s acquisition of competitor PowerReviews violated Section 7 of the Clayton Act. The ruling was in favor of the (...)

Daniel Powers The US FTC submits a brief amicus curiae in a pay-for-delay case in which it supports the absence of a cash payment is not determinative in the pharmaceutical sector (In Re Effexor XR)

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The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) battle against “reverse-payment” settlements continues. In an amicus brief recently submitted in the case of In re Effexor XR Antitrust Litigation, the FTC advanced a broad interpretation of the Supreme Court’s decision in FTC v. Actavis that looks beyond the (...)

Daniel Powers, Stefan M. Meisner The US Court of Western District of Washington awards $14.5 million of damages due to breached commitments to license certain standard-essential patents on FRAND terms (Microsoft / Motorola)

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In the long-running patent dispute between Microsoft and Motorola, a U.S. District Court jury in Seattle found that Motorola breached its commitment to license certain standard-essential patents on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND or RAND) terms. The jury awarded Microsoft (...)

Gregory E. Heltzer, Andrea L. Hamilton, Christian Krohs, Daniel Powers, David Henry The Brazil’s House of Representatives publish a bill reforming competition law with important implications for merger control

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COMPETITION LAW REFORM IN BRAZIL : IMPLICATIONS FOR MERGER CONTROL* Brazil’s House of Representatives passed a long-awaited competition bill (the Competition Bill) on 5 October 2011, making significant changes to Brazilian competition law. The Competition Bill has yet to be signed into law by (...)

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