EBay Wins Dismissal Of Sellers' Antitrust Action

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 7:01 PM EST) -- Following nearly three years of litigation, a federal judge has dismissed a putative class action alleging that eBay Inc. monopolized the online auction market and charged sellers supracompetitive fees for its services.

Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted summary judgment to eBay on Thursday, concluding that the plaintiffs failed to demonstrate that they been injured by the alleged anti-competitive acts.

While the plaintiffs presented a triable issue relating to eBay’s market power, they were unable to survive...
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