Claims In Antitrust Suit Against Speedo Torpedoed

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 5:36 PM EST) -- Speedo USA has won the dismissal of several claims in an antitrust battle brought by TYR Sport Inc., including a false advertising claim that it induced the head coach of the U.S. national swimming team to promote Speedo products.

Judge James V. Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California partly granted summary judgment motions Wednesday by filed defendants Speedo, U.S. team head coach Mark Schubert and the national governing body for swimming, USA Swimming.

TYR, which sponsors several Olympic medal-winning swimmers,...
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