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Mark Popofsky

Ropes & Gray LLP

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Mark S. Popofsky, a veteran of the landmark Microsoft trial, chairs Ropes & Gray’s Antitrust Practice Group. A first-chair trial lawyer, Mark litigates antitrust, intellectual property and other complex business litigation matters. Mark’s litigation practice includes jury trials, class actions (including cartel cases), arbitrations and appeals throughout the federal and states courts. Mark regularly counsels Fortune 500 companies on the full-range of antitrust matters across numerous industries, including high technology, telecommunications, medical device, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, manufacturing, health care and consumer products. With deep and recognized experience in the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust, Mark advises leading Internet, semiconductor, hardware, software and telecommunications clients on business practices, competitor collaborations and distribution arrangements. He also represents parties in civil and criminal antitrust investigations and transactions before the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. https://www.ropesgray.com/biographies/p/mark-s-popofsky.aspx?AK=pop#sthash.CLMbxoe0.dpuf


United States: Antitrust

Cartel

Within: Cartel

New York-based Michael McGovern is a key contact at Ropes & Gray LLP, which represents companies and individuals in domestic and international criminal antitrust investigations. McGovern, who jointly heads the practice with Mark Popofsky, has experience in a wide variety of investigations, including those concerning automotive parts, capacitors, Libor and foreign exchange products.

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Civil litigation/class actions

Within: Civil litigation/class actions

Ropes & Gray LLP acts for plaintiffs and defendants in litigation covering the full spectrum of anticompetitive practices, such as tying, price-fixing, monopolization and group boycotts, among others. Washington DC-based practice head Mark Popofsky and Boston’s Jane Willis are defending Hitachi-LG Data Services in various class actions brought by direct and indirect purchasers concerning an optical disk drive price-fixing scheme. The firm has particular strength in healthcare-related antitrust work; notable highlights included acting for Questcor Pharmaceuticals (now part of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals) in Retrophin’s challenge of the client’s acquisition of the rights to Novartis’ Synacthen drug. Chong Park, a notable individual in the Washington DC office, has previous experience serving as a senior attorney at the anti-competitive practices division of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition.

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