Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - MLB Opposes City's Motion To Expedite Appeal Of Antitrust Exemption Ruling

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - MLB Opposes City's Motion To Expedite Appeal Of Antitrust Exemption Ruling

SAN FRANCISCO - The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball told the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 5 that the City of San Jose, Calif., will not suffer irreparable harm if its appeal of a federal trial court ruling - that its challenge to Major League Baseball's role in preventing a franchise from moving to San Jose is subject to the baseball exemption from antitrust regulation - is not expedited (City of San Jose, et al. v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, et al., No. 14-15139, 9th Cir.).

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