Needle, Inc. v. NFL , 2010 U.S. LEXIS 4166 (U.S. May 24, 2010) , the
Court addressed the type of conduct falling within a "contract,
combination. . . or conspiracy" in restraint of trade under Section 1 of
the Sherman Act, 15
Court opinion, Automatic Canteen Co. v. FTC, brought some order to Section
2(f). Prior to that time, the FTC had not brought an action under Section 2(f).
Automatic Canteen promulgated substantive and evidentiary rules for determining
The Robinson-Patman Act states that it is against the law for those engaged in commerce to discriminate in price, services, or facilities when such discrimination may substantially lessen competition. Beyond the need to demonstrate antitrust injury, competitive...