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Fourth Circuit Says Novell’s Antitrust Action Against Microsoft Can Proceed

Posted in Antitrust
    The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Novell has standing to pursue two antitrust claims against Microsoft. Novell, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., 2007 WL 2984372 (October 15, 2007).      Novell, which manufactured WordPerfect and Quattro Pro until 1996, claimed that Microsoft required original equipment manufacturers to pre-install its Continue Reading

DOJ Sues to Reverse Newspapers Merger

Posted in Antitrust, Corporations, Litigation, Public Policy
    In 2004, the Daily Gazette Company, publisher of the Charleston Gazette (the morning newspaper), purchased the Daily Mail  (the afternoon newspaper), from MediaNews Group, Inc.  Yesterday, the United States Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Daily Gazette Company and MediaNews Group, Inc., seeking to overturn the Continue Reading