Ohio, et al, v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., et al.(D.D.C. 2002); see also In re Buspirone Antitrust Litigation,Case No. 01 CV 11401, MDL 1410, MDL 1413 (S .D.N.Y.)

Plaintiff States sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that the drug company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co. (BMS) wrongfully maintained a monopoly on Taxol, a drug for which the Plaintiff States alleged Defendant fraudulently filed a patent. BMS’s alleged wrongful action delayed entry into the market by generic competitors of the drug, resulting in higher prices for Taxol. In 2008, plaintiff states sued BMS for failing to report accurately to the states, pursuant to the settlemen, a patent arrangement involving the drug Plavix. The company pleaded guilty to lying to the FTC and the states recovered $1.1 million in fines.

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California, et al., v. Chevron Corporation and Texaco, Inc. No. 01-07746 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 10, 2001)

Plaintiff States sought to enjoin Chevron Corporation (Chevron) and Texaco, Inc. (Texaco) from consummating their merger, arguing that the merger would significantly impair competition in the markets for refining, wholesaling, and retailing of gasoline and other motor vehicles; aviation gasoline and jet fuel; and California crude oil.

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Florida, et al. v. Nine West Group, Inc. and John Doe, 1-500, 80 F. Supp.2d 181 (S.D.N.Y. 2000); No. 00-CV-1707 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 14, 2000)

Plaintiff States sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Nine West Group (Nine West) conspired with unnamed dealers to set the minimum resale price at
which retailers were permitted to sell women’s dress shoes to customers.

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Arizona v. M.D. Optical Co., 1986-2 Trade Cas. (CCH) 67,346 (Ariz. Super. Ct. 1986)

State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant, M.D. Optical Co. established bylaws that set the prices for which ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians sold their goods and provided their services.

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Arizona v. Arizona Pre-Paid Eye Care, Inc.; 1986-2 Trade Cas. (CCH) 67,345 (Ariz. Super. Ct. 1986)

State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant, Arizona Pre-Paid Eye Care established bylaws that set the prices for which ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians sold their goods and provided their services.

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Arizona v. Arizona Podiatry Association, 1985-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) 66,487

State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant, Arizona Podiatry Association maintained a code of ethics provision restricting members form of advertising and solicitation of patients

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Arizona v. Arizona Radiological Society; 1979-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) 62,683

State sought injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant, Arizona Radiological Society established bylaw and policy statements requiring members to work only on a fee-for-service basis.

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Arizona v. Arizona State Psychological Association; 1988-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) 67,928 (Ariz. Super. Ct. 1988)

The Plaintiff State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant, Arizona State Psychological Association restrained members from truthful advertising and non-coercively soliciting clients

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Arizona v. Chiropractic Association of Arizona, 1985-2 Trade Cas. (CCH) 66,737 (Ariz. Super. Ct. 1985)

State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant Chiropractic Association maintained a code of ethics provision restricting members form of advertising and solicitation of patients.

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Arizona v. Maricopa County Medical Society, et al., 457 U.S. 332 (1982)

State petitioned for Summary Judgment, alleging that Defendant members of the Maricopa County Medical Society (Maricopa) made agreements with competing member physicians to set maximum fees that member physicians could claim in full payment of health services provided to policyholders.

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