Carey S. Busen

Partner

Washington, D.C.
T 202.861.1568  |  F 202.861.1783

Carey Busen focuses her practice on complex litigation matters, including antitrust and intellectual property litigation. She has experience in all aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings, motion practice, oral argument, expert discovery, trial preparation, and appellate briefing, with significant experience in discovery.

Carey is a regular contributor to BakerHostetler’s Discovery Advocate and Antitrust Advocate blogs, providing informative commentary on the latest developments in electronic discovery and the antitrust litigation sectors.

Select Experience

  • Representing heavy equipment manufacturer in multiple unrelated cases against claims of trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, breach of contract, and other state law claims. 
  • Representing plaintiff class in market allocation and monopolization suit. 
  • Represented certified class of dairy farmers located in 14 Southeastern states against Dairy Farmers of America, Dean Foods and a number of other defendants in an action alleging violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act by unlawfully conspiring to eliminate competition for marketing, sale, and purchase of raw milk in the Southeast United States. Litigation was settled for more than 70 percent of alleged damages.
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Experience

  • Representing heavy equipment manufacturer in multiple unrelated cases against claims of trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, breach of contract, and other state law claims. 
  • Representing plaintiff class in market allocation and monopolization suit. 
  • Represented certified class of dairy farmers located in 14 Southeastern states against Dairy Farmers of America, Dean Foods and a number of other defendants in an action alleging violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act by unlawfully conspiring to eliminate competition for marketing, sale, and purchase of raw milk in the Southeast United States. Litigation was settled for more than 70 percent of alleged damages.

Recognitions

  • Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2014, 2015)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Represented criminal appellant in state court.  Drafted appellate brief, argued in state appellate court, drafted successful petition for writ of certiorari.
  • Represented an asylum applicant from Burkina Faso in the granting of applicant’s asylum claim.

Services

Prior Positions

  • Navigant Consulting: Litigation Consultant, focusing on complex data analysis

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., The University of Georgia School of Law, 2007, cum laude; Articles Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property
  • B.B.A., College of William and Mary, 2001

Blog

In The Blogs

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Antitrust Advocate
Join BakerHostetler’s Carl Hittinger for Webinar Presentation on Antitrust Risks for Trade Associations and Members
May 22, 2015
BakerHostetler antitrust partner Carl Hittinger will be a panelist on an upcoming live webinar, “Antitrust Risks for Trade Associations and Members: Ensuring Compliance Amid Intense Federal Scrutiny,” scheduled for Wednesday, June 3...
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Antitrust Advocate
‘Actavis’ Still Raising More Questions Than It Answers
May 21, 2015
Nearly two years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, 133 S. Ct. 2223 (2013), “reverse payment” settlements in patent litigation between brand-name drug manufacturers and potential generic...
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Discovery Advocate
Preparing for the December 2015 Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
May 19, 2015
The package of changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure presents a powerful opportunity to cut litigation discovery costs, risks and burdens – particularly for skilled legal advocates and businesses that are prepared. And, although...
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Antitrust Advocate
Fit to Be Tied: Appeals Court Redefines Tying Arrangements Based on Bundled Pricing
May 15, 2015
Corporate antitrust compliance programs often spotlight the dangers of tying arrangements. Those risks arise when a seller with a dominant position in one product coerces its customers by offering that must-have product only if customers...
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Antitrust Advocate
Apple’s Streaming Music Service Under Investigation
May 7, 2015
It has been a busy several months for antitrust regulators and the tech giants whose alleged conduct has recently drawn their ire. Just a few weeks ago, Google formally became the subject of a European investigation into its alleged...
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