Kodak Hit With Antitrust Suit Over Printer Ink

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- Eastman Kodak Co. has violated U.S. antitrust laws during a 17-month campaign aimed at eliminating the only other company that sells ink for Kodak Versamark printers from the market, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in Ohio federal court.

The lawsuit was brought by Cincinnati-based Collins Inkjet Corp., which is the only other company besides Kodak to sell ink for Kodak Versamark printers, pricey machines used by commercial printing businesses. The lawsuit alleges Kodak has recently begun enforcing steep surcharges and other penalties on Versamark customers...
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