3rd Circ. Upholds Dentsply Wins In Antitrust Cases

Law360, New York (April 19, 2010, 12:57 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed two victories for artificial-teeth maker Dentsply International Inc. in antitrust suits brought by dental laboratories who claimed Dentsply foreclosed its competitors' access to dealers in dental technology.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Friday upheld two district court decisions denying summary judgment and dismissing conspiracy claims brought by Jersey Dental Laboratories, formerly known as Howard Hess Dental Laboratories Inc., and Dentures Plus.

Both appeals arose from related antitrust cases filed in the U.S. District Court for...
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