James Kress

Partner

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Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.7884 F: +1.202.639.1159
  • SawStop LLC v. Black & Decker Inc., et al - Represented tool manufacturer in connection with alleged boycott of license and standard setting exclusion claims
  • Automation Services v. Emerson Electric, et al - Represented leading standards organization in connection with alleged antitrust conspiracy to exclude remanufactured products; resulted in dismissal of antitrust claims and trademark infringement judgment on counterclaims
  • PSI v. Harley Davidson Inc. - Represented motorcycle manufacturer in connection with tying claims and trademark infringement counterclaims
  • Waste Services, Inc. v. Waste Management, Inc.- Summary judgment for a defendant on Section 2 attempted monopolization and tort claims, upheld by 11th Circuit
  • FTC v. Arch Coal, Inc., et al - Secured denial of an FTC preliminary injunction to halt the merger of coal mines under Section 7 of the Clayton Act and FTC Section 13(b)
  • RSA Media, Inc. v. AK Media Group, Inc. - Secured summary judgment against a competitor’s claim based on antitrust standing and monopolization, affirmed by First Circuit
  • ID Security Systems, Inc. v. Checkpoint Systems - Obtained a reversal of a $90 million jury verdict regarding attempted monopolization and conspiracy to monopolize
  • Anchor Drilling Fluids, USA, Inc. v. M-I LLC - Lead counsel in a monopolization, essential facilities and breach of contract case
  • U.S. v. Baroid, et al. - Construing DOJ consent decree regarding the nature of supply obligation to Anchor Drilling Fluids’ underlying alleged antitrust “duty to deal”
  • Chester County Hospital v. Independence Blue Cross, et al. - Monopoly; monopsony; Sherman § 1; Clayton § 7
  • Universal Avionics Corp. v. Rockwell International Corp. - Monopolization; tying; “Kodak” affirmed by Ninth Circuit