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DOJ's Delrahim criticizes 'theory' underlying FTC's Qualcomm case
Author:Leah Nylen

In Brief

The Justice Department’s top antitrust enforcer knocked the theory behind the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust complaint against Qualcomm — a case currently on trial in California federal court — saying disputes over patent-licensing rates shouldn’t be decided by antitrust law. The comments at an event in Washington are the closest DOJ Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Makan Delrahim has come to directly criticizing the FTC’s case.

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