Category Archives: antitrust

Firm that refers instead of represents might be falsely advertising

Larry Pitt & Associates v. Lundy Law, LLP, No. 13–2398, 2013 WL 6536739 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 13, 2013) The parties compete to represent clients in the greater Philadelphia area, primarily in the fields of “small personal injury, social security disability, … Continue reading

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Student-athletes’ right of publicity claims can ground antitrust claims

In re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Licensing Litigation, No. C 09-1967 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 25, 2013)  Plaintiffs, current and former college athletes, sued the NCAA; they also sued Collegiate Licensing Company and Electronic Arts, but settled those claims.  This … Continue reading

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AAI amicus in Lexmark

The American Antitrust Institute’s amicus brief in favor of respondent in Lexmark is out. http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

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law barring "surcharge for credit" signs unconstitutional

Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, 13 Civ. 3775, 2013 WL 5477607 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 3, 2013) Under NY GBL § 518, a vendor who wants to impose a surcharge for using a credit card to compensate for the credit card companies’ … Continue reading

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