2nd Circ. Affirms WWE Antitrust Suit Dismissal

Law360, New York (May 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appellate court has affirmed the dismissal of antitrust and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims made by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. against a toy maker and a video game company, finding them to be time-barred.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said Tuesday that the claims made by the WWE were time-barred. In deciding as such, the appellate court affirmed a December 2007 ruling by Judge Kenneth Karas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
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