Federal Trade Commission v. Microsoft Corp. et al.


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General Court Information:

About This Case

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brings this action for provisional relief pursuant to Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 15 U.S.C. § 53(b), seeking to enjoin Defendants Microsoft and Activision from consummating a proposed transaction while the FTC’s administrative review of the transaction is pending.

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Evidentiary Hearing Details

In Person:  Courtroom 8, 19th floor (limited capacity)
Overflow:  Federal Bar Association Media Center, 1st Floor Lobby, North East corner
Remote Public:  Audio feed via Zoom available

General Order 58. Persons granted access to court proceedings held by telephone or videoconference are reminded that photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings, including screenshots or other visual copying of a hearing, is absolutely prohibited.

Dates:  6/22/2023, 6/23/2023, 6/27/2023, 6/28/23 (afternoon), and 6/29/2023
Hours:  8:30am to 3:00pm (approximately)

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