NY Art Gallery Wins Toss Of Ceramics Monopoly Suit

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 2:23 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday nixed a lawsuit accusing high-end art dealer Marlborough Gallery Inc. of unfairly eliminating competition in order to create a monopoly for the ceramic works of artist Chu Teh-Chun.

U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones granted Marlborough's motion to dismiss the suit, ruling that SARL Galerie Enrico Navarra had failed to present sufficient evidence to back up claims that Marlborough engaged in a campaign to destroy the rival gallery's business and reputation in an effort to gain monopoly power over...
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