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Dental Startup Beats Big Distributors' False Ad Claims

Law360 (June 19, 2018, 9:44 PM EDT) -- A startup dental supply company exaggerated its ability to offer lower prices than two larger distributor rivals, but they didn’t show that consumers would have cared, a New York federal judge ruled Monday in axing the rivals’ claims.

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan granted summary judgment to SourceOne Dental Inc. on false advertising counterclaims filed by Patterson Cos. Inc. and Benco Dental Supply Co. The Lanham Act counterclaims emerged in response to antitrust litigation that SourceOne is waging against the two companies, which are...
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Case Title

SourceOne Dental, Inc. v. Patterson Companies, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:15-cv-05440

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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Joan M. Azrack

Date Filed

September 21, 2015

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