9th Circuit Closes Book On 1 Amazon Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (May 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has agreed with a lower court's decision to boot the case of a consumer who filed an antitrust action to challenge a marketing agreement between Amazon.com Inc. and Borders Group Inc., ruling he lacked standing to bring the claims.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said in a ruling rendered Tuesday that plaintiff Gary Gerlinger lacked standing because he did not show that he ever purchased an item for a higher price than he would have...
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