Rod Ganske focuses his practice on complex litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust cases and litigation matters involving intellectual property. Rod represents clients in a number of leading cartel cases and has experience both defending cartel claims and prosecuting private actions on behalf of plaintiffs. Rod also routinely counsels corporate clients on a variety of antitrust issues related to compliance and intellectual property licensing, pricing, joint ventures, standards-setting bodies and patent pools. Rod has represented clients in antitrust-related counseling and commercial litigation matters in many fields, including the computer manufacturing, automotive parts, credit scoring, chemicals, health care and telecommunications industries.
Rod is a member of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association and has been active in drafting and editing the Private Antitrust Suits chapter of the yearly Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments.
- Counsel to one of the world’s leading computer manufacturers in litigation involving price fixing in the LCD industry.
- Counsel to one of the world’s largest global wireless manufacturers in litigation involving unfair competition and standard setting.
- Trial counsel on behalf of a specialty chemical manufacturer in defending monopolization claims brought by a competitor relating to IP rights and alleged refusal to license the competitor. Successfully defeated the competitor's request for injunctive relief and obtained TRO for the client in a related patent infringement lawsuit.
- Counsel to a large medical services provider in an investigation and document production related to a government subpoena.
"Private Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws," chapter in Antitrust Adviser, 5th ed. (Irving Scher), Thomson Reuters/West, Nov. 2011.
“Antitrust Liability In Standard-Setting Procedures,” Guest Column in Competition Law360, August 13, 2008.
August 13, 2008