A US district court, relying on ’common sense’, denies a motion to dismiss allegations of a ’price squeeze’ in the paper bags industry (Western Pacific Kraft / Duro)

California Court Relies on “Common Sense” in Rejecting Twombley Challenge* Perhaps there is life for conclusory antitrust claims after Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007). On May 24, the United States District Court for the Central District of California denied a motion to dismiss allegations that Duro Bag Manufacturing Company (“Duro”) put one of its primary competitors−plaintiff

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  • Womble Bond Dickinson (Washington D.C.)

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Jason C. Hicks, A US district court, relying on ’common sense’, denies a motion to dismiss allegations of a ’price squeeze’ in the paper bags industry (Western Pacific Kraft / Duro), 24 May 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2011, Art. N° 40257

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