The US Supreme Court affirms the judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and gives voice to criticism against the traditional standing test for antitrust claims (Lexmark International / Static Control Components)

Supreme Court Creates New Standing Test For Asserting False Action Claim Under Lanham Act* On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion, authored by Justice Scalia, in Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc. In a previous post, I discussed my involvement in this case at the trial court level. The case involves the standing requirements for asserting a claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act. There was an existing split among the regional circuits,

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Jason C. Hicks, The US Supreme Court affirms the judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and gives voice to criticism against the traditional standing test for antitrust claims (Lexmark International / Static Control Components), 25 March 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 65008

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