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  • Can dentists block competition over teeth-whitening?

    October 14, 2014 12:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is weighing what to do about a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists that is trying to prevent lower-cost competitors who aren't dentists from offering teeth-whitening services. The outcome in the antitrust case argued at the high court Tuesday could turn on how... more »
  • NCAA asks for dismissal of 2 scholarship lawsuits

    September 5, 2014 2:08 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The NCAA and 11 conferences that have played major college football in recent years have filed a motion to dismiss two antitrust lawsuits that accuse the association of illegally capping compensation to athletes. The NCAA announced Thursday night that it has asked Northern California U.S. District Judge... more »
  • FTC: Google to license patents, exclude snippets

    January 3, 2013 12:25 PM

    WASHINGTON - U.S. antitrust regulators say they have found no evidence to claims that Google unfairly favors its own services in search results. The Federal Trade Commission also says Google is agreeing to license patents deemed to be "essential" for rival mobile devices such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad.... more »
  • College Sports Reform

    March 8, 2012 7:27 PM

    Some professors seeking reform in college sports want to explore using an antitrust exemption, which would allow the NCAA to better regulate spending on coaches' salaries and other costs. The group is called the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics and it released five policy recommendations. All of them dealt with ways... more »
  • Court: NFL is 32 teams, not single business

    May 24, 2010 1:32 PM

    The Supreme Court rejected the National Football League's request for broad antitrust law protection Monday, saying that it must be considered 32 separate teams - not one big business - when selling branded items like jerseys and caps. "Although NFL teams have common interests such as promoting the NFL... more »

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