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10 June Wednesday

Apples & Economics: Is Illinois Brick Obsolete?

10 June 2020, 12:00 - 10 June 2020, 13:00
Competition
Moderator:
  • Paula Render / Jones Day
Speakers:
  • Andrew Gavil / Howard Law
  • Jonathan Jacobson / Wilson Sonsini
  • John Johnson / Edgeworth Economics
  • Laura Weinstein / MoloLamken LLP

Presented by the Civil Practice and Procedure Committee.

“More Spring Blooms”

In Apple v. Pepper, the DOJ argued price-setting, not privity, identifies the direct seller. The Supreme Court disagreed, and two justices considered whether it is time to overturn Illinois Brick. In a post-Class Action Fairness Act world where federal courts routinely grapple with indirect purchaser claims despite Illinois Brick, is it time to think differently about indirect purchasers?

Details
Date: June 10
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event CategoriesCompetition, Litigation