Employers Hold Newfound Flexibility

Law360, New York (July 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On June 28, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of its most noteworthy antitrust decisions in decades in Leegin Creative Leather Products Inc. v. PSKS Inc.

The decision overrules the ninety-five-year-old per se rule set forth in Dr. Miles Medical Co. v. John D. Park & Sons Co., 220 U.S. 373 (1911), that it is illegal under § 1 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1, for a manufacturer to agree with its distributor to set the minimum price the distributor can charge for...
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