The US District Court for the Northern District of California dismisses plaintiff’s antitrust claims and ascertains that allegations of harm to competition caused by multiple defendants can’t be aggregated (Orchard Supply Hardware/Home Depot, METCo & Makita)

Allegations of Harm to Competition Caused by Multiple Defendants Can’t be Aggregated* Earlier this year, I covered the case of Orchard Supply Hardware LLC v. Home Depot USA, Inc. [1]. On September 19, 2013, the court (the Northern District of California) issued its decision on defendants’ motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s second amended complaint. The court dismissed plaintiff’s antitrust claims against the tool

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Howard M. Ullman, The US District Court for the Northern District of California dismisses plaintiff’s antitrust claims and ascertains that allegations of harm to competition caused by multiple defendants can’t be aggregated (Orchard Supply Hardware/Home Depot, METCo & Makita), 19 September 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 57068

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