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Bracewell's antitrust litigators represent plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust litigation involving monopolization, conspiracy, distribution, tying and other claims, including claims based on state unfair competition statutes.  We also have experience in intellectual property-related antitrust matters such as licensing and cross-licensing issues and antitrust claims based on the enforcement and procurement of patents. Bracewell’s antitrust team also works closely with our firm's white collar lawyers, representing companies under investigation by the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.

Representative Matters

Major provider of bulk liquids storage in lawsuit against competitor alleging breach of contract and antitrust violations, among other claims.

National computer manufacturer in a series of federal court cases brought by independent dealers throughout the United States, alleging a variety of antitrust violations as well as common law causes of action. Achieved summary judgment dismissing one complaint, and preliminary injunction against dealer's copying of software in another.

International tobacco company in connection with nationwide antitrust litigation and related criminal charges resulting in dismissal of indictment.

Providers of application services for the homebuilding industry against claims of patent infringement, theft of trade secrets, antitrust and related claims in the Eastern District of Texas.

International aviation company in connection with criminal antitrust investigation, resulting in no charges.