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December 2011

U.S. Antitrust Guidelines for Licensing Intellectual Property: Overview & Comparison with Korean Guidelines, an article by associate Kerin Coughlin is published by The Innovation, Competition and Regulation Law Center in its recent book, Regulatory Framework for Licensing of Intellectual Property Rights. Click here to see taptation of the article published in Law360.


December 15, 2011

Law360 publishes Building A Smartphone Patent Pool, an article by associate David Golden. Click here to read the article.


November 11, 2011

Constantine Cannon partner Matt Cantor Bloomberg interview, Credit Card Interchange Fee System Harms All Consumers. To view the interview click here.


November 9, 2011

Law360 publishes The End of the Amateur Athlete, an article by associate David Scupp. Click here to read the article.


November 8, 2011

On November 17, Constantine Cannon partner Gordon Schnell spoke at a conference hosted by Thomas Jefferson Law School’s Center for Sports Law and Policy on the antitrust implications of the BCS college football bowl system. To read more click here .


October 26, 2011

Final Distribution Made in Landmark Visa/MasterCard Antitrust Settlement – American Antitrust Institute, Consumers Union, and U.S. PIRG will receive cy pres donation of $1.75 million remaining from the historic settlement in the In re Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation; total settlement was valued by the court at $25 – $87 billion. Click here to read the press release.


October 17, 2011

Law360 publishes Cautioning Bilateral Monopoly Markets In Health Care, an article by partner Axel Bernabe and associate Taline Sahakian. Click here to read the article.


Fall 2011

Jeff Shinder, Managing Partner of Constantine Cannon’s New York office, and partners Gary Malone, Gordon Schnell and Stan Alpert, were selected by Super Lawyers magazine as New York Super Lawyers for 2011.
Click to read the announcements for:
Jeff Shinder,

Gary Malone,
Gordon Schnell and
Stan Alpert.


September 20, 2011

Gordon Schnell and Rick Dumas-Eymard cast a critical eye on leniency programs and reflect on the need for alternative cartel detection tools in an article published by Competition Policy International’s Antitrust Chronicle. Click here to read the article.


September 20, 2011

Law360 publishes NBA V. NBPA: Tactical Strike Or Tactical Blunder?, an article by associates David Scupp and Daniel Vitelli. Click here to read the article.


September 15, 2011

Seth Greenstein was a panelist at the Chicago-Kent Supreme Court IP Review Conference: Costco V. Omega – Copyright first-sale doctrine based on where goods are made and sold. Chicago, Illinois.


September 13, 2011

Robert Schwartz was a panelist in a forum at the BroadbandBreakfast.com, Video Streaming on Digital Devices: Will Broadband Clash with Copyright? Washington, D.C.


September 3, 2011

Constantine Cannon is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). W. Stephen Cannon was selected for his work in antitrust. Douglas E. Rosenthal was selected for his work in antitrust as well as international trade and finance law.


August 23, 2011

NYLJ published an article relating to Constantine Cannon’s sustainability practice, by partner Stan Alpert, about the latest Supreme Court decision covering greenhouse gases and climate change. Click here to read the article.


August 11, 2011

Constantine Cannon Partner Ankur Kapoor quoted in The Deal on healthcare provider mergers being driven by the debt-ceiling deal and the Affordable Care Act.
Click here to read the article.


August 2, 2011

Law360 publishes Antitrust Investigations: Is Facebook Next?, an article by partner Ankur Kapoor and associate Jason J. Enzler. Click here to read the article.


July 21, 2011

Constantine Cannon partner Ankur Kapoor was quoted in the New York Times on the antitrust issues in the Express Scripts/Medco Health Solutions merger. Click here to read the article.


July 15, 2011

Law360 publishes Check The Forecast Before Using Cloud-Based Storage, an article by partner Alysia Solow and associate Alan Schwartz on the implications of cloud computing and protecting privileged and confidential client information. Click here to read the article.


July 13, 2011

Constantine Cannon partner, Matthew Cantor, is quoted in The Wall
Street Journal on antitrust reform. Click here to read the article.


July 5, 2011

Constantine Cannon partner, Matthew Cantor, has his views on potential next steps in NFL labor dispute featured in USA TODAY. Hit this link to go to the article.”


June 28, 2011

Jeff Shinder, Managing Partner of Constantine Cannon’s New York office was quoted in MarketWatch concerning the debit-card swipe-fee rules. Click here to read the article.


June 28, 2011

Managing Partner of the New York office Jeff Shinder was mentioned in How Wal-Mart Trumped JPMorgan on Debit Cards, an article published by Bloomberg. Click here to read the article.


June 24, 2011

BNA’s Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report publishes Affordable Care Act Signals New Direction for Antitrust Enforcement in Healthcare, an article authored by Constantine Cannon partners, Douglas E. Rosenthal and Axel Bernabe, and associate, Daniel Vitelli, addressing the Medicare Shared Savings Program and associated antitrust considerations. Click here to read the article.


June 24, 2011

Law360 publishes The Impact of Dukes on Antitrust Class Actions, an article by partner Ankur Kapoor. Click here to read the article.


June 20, 2011

American Banker publishes Latest Anti-Durbin Argument is Desperate and Absurd, authored by Jeff Shinder, Managing Partner of Constantine Cannon’s New York office. Click here to read the article.


June 14, 2011

Law360 publishes U.S. v. Microsoft 10 Years Later, an article by associate Mitchell Stoltz on the lasting effects of the U.S. v. Microsoft decision on software antitrust cases. Click here to read the article.


June 10, 2011

Forbes.com publishes article Will Apple iCloud Bring An Antitrust Litigation Storm?, authored by New York office Managing Partner Jeffrey Shinder and partner Ankur Kapoor. Click here to read the article.


June 10, 2011

Kerin Coughlin of Constantine Cannon’s New York office was a panelist at a program given by the Innovation, Competition and Regulation Law Center in Seoul, Korea entitled “Comparison & Analysis of IPR Licensing Guidelines of Several Competition Authorities in an International Context.” While in Seoul, Kerin also taught a seminar at the Korea University Law Institute on US antitrust litigation and procedure.


June 8, 2011

Jeff Shinder, Managing Partner of Constantine Cannon’s New York office was quoted in MarketWatch concerning the Senate vote to delay the regulation of debit interchange. Click here to view the article.


June 3, 2011

Seth Greenstein, a partner in Constantine Cannon’s DC office, was quoted in BNA’s Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal concerning the U.S. Supreme Court decision on standards for proving inducement of patent infringement, Global- Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB, SA. Click here to read the article.


June 1, 2011

Partner Seth Greenstein was a panelist at the DC Bar program: Copy Owners v. Copyright Owners: Is the First-Sale Doctrine Dead in the Digital Era? Washington, D.C.


May 16, 2011

Constantine Cannon’s Gordon Schnell and Rick Dumas-Eymard have submitted comments to the European Commission in connection with its public consultation on developing a collective redress system for competition and other claims. Click here to read their contribution.


May 16, 2011

Matthew Cantor, Constantine Cannon partner, is quoted regarding the Antitrust Division’s
potential enforcement action against Nasdaq over its attempt to acquire the NYSE. Click here to review articles from The Wall Street Journal, from Barron’s and from CNN Money.


May 12, 2011

Jeff Shinder, Managing Partner of Constantine Cannon’s New York office was quoted in the Orlando Sentinel concerning the U.S. Justice Department’s ambitious case against Microsoft. Click here to view the article.


May 9-15, 2011

Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal publishes article by Gordon Schnell and David Scupp on the continuing saga of the NFL lockout: We’ve been here before, and football on Sundays survived. Click here to read the article.


May 4, 2011

Constantine Cannon partner Gordon Schnell was quoted by CNN.com in an article concerning the U.S. Department of Justice inquiry into the antitrust implications of the college football Bowl Championship Series system. Click here to read the article.


May 2, 2011

The National Law Journal publishes article, Keeping Health Care Affordable, authored by Constantine Cannon partners Matthew L. Cantor and Gary J. Malone. Click here to read the article.


April, 2011

Click here to see the April 2011 prediction of Constantine Cannon partner, Matthew Cantor, that enforcers would reject the NASDAQ/ICE bid for NYSE on antitrust grounds.


April, 2011
Constantine Cannon partner, Matthew L. Cantor, is quoted in The Washington Post on the state of antitrust enforcement in the health care services industry.
Click here to review the article.


April, 2011
Constantine Cannon’s Matthew Cantor and David Scupp are quoted in
The Wall Street Journal, USA Today (March), USA Today (April), Los Angeles Times, Kansas City Star, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution on their views on antitrust litigation between NFL players and the NFL.


April, 2011
Important Legal Notice Regarding the Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation: The final date for class members to cash their outstanding checks is June 15, 2011. After June 15, 2011, all uncashed checks will be voided and funds left in the settlement account will be donated to charity. Click here for more information.


March 17, 2011
Competition Law 360 publishes article by Gordon Schnell and David Scupp which, in the spirit of March Madness, laments the lack of any analogous post-season tournament in college football, but argues that (contrary to the opinions of a number of politicians, attorneys, and college football apologists) the antitrust laws do not provide a means to blow up the current BCS system. Click here to read the article.


March 15, 2011
Constantine Cannon announces the election of a new partner: Jean Kim. Click here to view the announcement.


January 18, 2011
In a recently published Competition Law 360 column, Constantine Cannon associate David Scupp explains how Federal antitrust laws could be a powerful tool for NFL and NBA players in their negotiations with ownership, but only if they take the drastic step of decertifying their unions. Click here to read the article.


January 4, 2011
Stan Alpert was featured for his green business work in Howley’s Green Energy. Click here to read more.