Tag: Antitrust

New FTC “Green Guides” Are Out of the Gate

Following several years of development, and much anticipation in recent months, the Federal Trade Commission has finally released “Proposed, Revised Green Guides.”  The new Green Guides will be open for public comment until December 10, 2010.  Thereafter, according to the agency’s press release, the FTC will determine if and how to issue the new Guides.  … Continue Reading

Mitsubishi Wind Turbine Antitrust Claims Put on Ice

A federal judge has stayed Mitsubishi’s antitrust monopolization claims against General Electric in an Order issued this week.  Opening a new front in the battle with General Electric over wind turbine technology, Mitsubishi tried to raise the stakes last May, claiming that General Electric’s patent infringement actions (proceeding in three other venues) were baseless, calculated … Continue Reading

Competition over Wind Turbine Technology Heats Up

The wind energy businesses at General Electric and Mitsubishi have come to blows over their competing wind turbine technology.  At the center of the dispute are the companies’ patent portfolios.  The New York Times reports that Mitsubishi opened up the battle on two new fronts on May 20, with an antitrust complaint filed in a … Continue Reading
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