Dwyane Wade Scores Dismissal Of $90M Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Finding the plaintiff's definition of the relevant market too narrow, a federal judge has thrown out a $90 million lawsuit accusing National Basketball Association star Dwyane Wade of violating the Sherman Act by pulling out of a deal to endorse a chain of restaurants bearing his name and likeness.

Judge Kenneth Marra of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida ruled Monday that Wade's unique celebrity was not in itself enough to define a relevant market for antitrust claims, but allowed the plaintiff...
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