7th Circuit Ruling Solidifies Circuit Split On Antitrust Standing

April 22, 2020

In the seminal case of Illinois Brick Co. v. Illinois, the U.S. Supreme Court held that indirect purchasers lack antitrust standing to recover damages under the federal antitrust laws. But what if a consumer who purchased from a distributor seeks to hold the manufacturer liable for overcharges resulting from a conspiracy between the manufacturer and the distributor?

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Noelle Feigenbaum

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