Astra Fights Dismissal Of NYC Taxi Ad Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 1:42 PM EST) -- Astra Media Group LLC has decided to appeal a federal judge’s decision to toss its lawsuit accusing Clear Channel Taxi Media LLC of trying to set up a monopoly on rooftop advertising displayed on New York taxis.

Astra lodged its notice of appeal Thursday, a little more than three weeks after Judge Naomi Buchwald of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York opted to dismiss the case.

Attorneys for Astra and Clear Channel declined to comment on the appeal.

The judge dismissed...
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