Manufacturers' policies regarding the repair of their products are drawing increasing antitrust attention. Since the FTC announced in 2021 that it will prioritize investigations into repair restrictions, plaintiffs have brought multiple class action lawsuits. When is a manufacturer's repair restriction justified, particularly if involving IPRs, and when is there a risk to face antitrust liability?
Latham & Watkins LLP
Kelly Fayne is a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Antitrust & Competition Practice. Ms. Fayne is a globally recognized advisor of clients in government reviews of mergers and...
Wilson Sonsini et al
Stefan Geirhofer is an associate in the technology transactions group of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Stefan’s practice focuses on transactions involving complex technology and intellectual property issues, including...