Antitrust Column & Publications

Monopolist May Appoint Exclusive Distributor

Date: 01/25/07

Source: The New York Law Journal. Reprinted with Permission.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit indicated that an alleged monopolist's appointment of an exclusive distributorship for its lumber products did not violate the antitrust laws. A district court ruled that plaintiffs presented sufficient evidence at trial to support a finding that generic anti-anxiety drugs constituted a separate relevant market to the exclusion of brand name versions of the same drugs.

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