The Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upholds the judgment of the lower court dismissing claims of conspiracy to restrain trade and attempted monopolization on the market for prosthetic microprocessor knees (DAW Industries / Hanger Orthopedic Group)

Ninth Circuit Once Again Affirms That Malicious Actions To Destroy A Competitor Do Not State An Antitrust Claim Unless Accompanied By Injury To Competition* On February 24, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment dismissing DAW Industries’ claims of conspiracy to restrain trade and attempted monopolization, once again affirming the tenet that antitrust laws do not address malicious actions to destroy a competitor, unless injury to competition as a whole can also be established. DAW

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Helen Cho Eckert, The Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upholds the judgment of the lower court dismissing claims of conspiracy to restrain trade and attempted monopolization on the market for prosthetic microprocessor knees (DAW Industries / Hanger Orthopedic Group), 24 February 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2014, Art. N° 66480

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