Strategic Research Partner of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

John W Treece

John W Treece
Office:
Sidley Austin LLP
One South Dearborn
60603
City:
Chicago
State:
Illinois
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 312 853 2937
Fax:
+1 312 853 7036

Biography • Competition - Lawyers

John Treece is a global coordinator of Sidley’s antitrust/competition practice. An antitrust litigator, he has meaningful experience in patent litigation and the intersection of antitrust and patent law.

In November 2013, John led a trial team that won a $104 million judgment for client AstraZeneca by applying antitrust principles to a patent damages case.  (The case is currently on appeal.) In 2006, he won a six-week jury trial for Johnson & Johnson, in a case brought by a smaller competitor alleging monopolization through price bundling and monopoly leveraging. That result was selected as one of the top defence verdicts by the National Law Journal that year, and set the stage for the successful resolution of two competitor cases and a class action making similar allegations, including the settlement of a $5.2 billion claim for $11 million. 

John currently represents AT&T Mobility in In re Text Messaging Antitrust Litigation, which is on appeal after defendants won a summary judgment. He is also representing Simon Property Group in a monopolisation case involving commercial real estate; a Japanese auto parts manufacturer in connection with civil litigation following a criminal plea; and SSAB Swedish Steel in a price-fixing case against the US steel industry, alleging the collusive restriction of output. He recently represented Astellas Pharma US in a patent tying case, winning summary judgment, and in the $98 million settlement of a case alleging that an FDA citizen petition delayed the market entry of a generic competitor.

John is a graduate of Harvard University (BA, magna cum laude, 1975) and Columbia University School of Law (JD, 1978).

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.

Practice Areas

Firms

Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

News & Features

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2015 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK