Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important opinion concerning Section 2 of the Sherman Act, which prohibits monopolization and attempted monopolization. The opinion, written by Justice Scalia, limits the circumstances under which antitrust law will compel companies to assist their rivals.
Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Date of this Version
Robert Bell, Lee Greenfield, Veronica Kayne, William Kolasky, Jim Lowe, Doug Melamed, Thomas Mueller, and Ali Stoeppelwerth, "Verizon Communications Inc. v. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko, LLP:" (January 2004). Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Antitrust Series. Working Paper 36.