A US District Court issues an injunction ending football players lockout in an antitrust suit (NFL)

The NFL Lockout* In our belief that the application of competition law to the world of sports has a tremendous potential that still today remains to a great extent unexplored in the EU. Not only are sports-related cases some of the most visible ones at the EU level (for the general public Bosman is very likely the best known ECJ Judgment of all times), but given the peculiar features of the activities and markets at stake they also raise particularly interesting issues that push competition law outside of its comfort area, some of which we've previously discussed here. In the US they were much quicker than us to realize that. In fact, the application of the

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Alfonso Lamadrid De Pablo, A US District Court issues an injunction ending football players lockout in an antitrust suit (NFL), 25 April 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin Sport, Art. N° 38463

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