Warhol Case Survives Minus Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (May 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has tossed antitrust claims a film producer brought against the estate of Andy Warhol and others alleging a conspiracy to create an artificial scarcity in the late artist's works, leaving unjust enrichment and fraud claims intact.

In an opinion Tuesday, Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York tossed the antitrust claims for lack of standing to the extent that the claims brought by Joe Simon-Whelan are based on inflation of the prices of Warhol's...
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