Antitrust NewsWatch: December 2004

Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Microsoft EC Case: ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE

"ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE"
RECENT CASE-LAW - Results

EU Judge Upholds Penalties Against Microsoft - Reuters.com

"LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. lost a European Union court appeal on Wednesday against sanctions imposed by EU regulators that will force it to change business practices and sell a stripped-down version of Windows."
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Monday, December 20, 2004

Microsoft, EU await Wednesday's court ruling on order - E-CommerceTimes

"The Luxembourg-based European Court of First Instance will rule Wednesday on whether to stay the EU's March order pending an appeal by Microsoft. The U.S. company has said the willingness to get back around the table in the wake of the ruling will be just as important."
E-Commerce News: International: Microsoft, EU Await Court Ruling on Order

Sunday, December 19, 2004

EU Judge to Rule on Microsoft Curbs - Reuters.com

"BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A European Union judge is due to decide this week if antitrust sanctions imposed on Microsoft should be suspended -- a move the software giant hopes would lead to new settlement talks."
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Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Progress Is Made in Resolving Antitrust Issues - The New York Times

"THE software industry enters 2005 with several antitrust issues behind it, a result of a handful of court decisions and out-of-court settlements this year."
The New York Times > Business > Business Special > Software: Progress Is Made in Resolving Antitrust Issues

Bill 2.0: 5-Year Performance Review - RedmondMag.com

"Wall Street Journal reporter David Bank argued that Gates mishandled the U.S. government's antitrust case against Microsoft and needed to be shunted aside."
Redmond | Feature Article: Bill 2.0: 5-Year Performance Review

Judge rejects Richland antitrust suit - Tri-City Herald

"City officials, who received the decision Monday, were gratified by Judge Robert Whaley's judgment, which dismissed the PUD's claim that the city was violating federal antitrust laws by requiring businesses and homeowners to buy power from the city as a condition for being annexed into the city or receiving other city services, such as water or sewer."
Tri-City Herald: Local

VNU claims AC Nielsen case antitrust milestone - Daily Research News Online

"VNU is claiming an important win for its ACNielsen business unit in the antitrust lawsuit filed by Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) in 1996. The case continues but VNU described the suit as 'seriously impaired' by the judgement."
Daily Research News Online article no. 3622

Maker accused of stalling generic version of drug - The Plain Dealer

"Cincinnati- Six of the nation's largest drugstore and grocery chains are allied in federal court, contending that drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline stalled generic versions of a widely used antibiotic from reaching U.S. consumers at low prices."
Maker accused of stalling generic version of drug