Antitrust Column & Publications

Digital Age Restrictions Survive Antitrust Scrutiny

Date: 10/17/13

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

Harking back to major antitrust cases of the 1990s, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that Microsoft’s refusal to share with rivals interface data for its upcoming operating system did not violate antitrust law. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decided that a consumer could not bring an antitrust suit to challenge Apple’s efforts to limit the availability of compatible digital music for the iPod.

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