Leegin's 10-Year Checkup: RPM Rule Breeds Inconsistency

Law360, New York (June 23, 2017, 12:28 PM EDT) -- For nearly a century, resale price maintenance was a per se antitrust violation. Then, on June 28, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the legality of RPM should be determined on a case-by-case basis under the rule of reason. 

Now that a decade has passed since the landmark ruling in Leegin Creative Leather Products Inc. v. PSKS Inc., this weeklong Expert Analysis series examines its impact.

Melissa Maxman

Ronald Wick

Lara Kroop Delamarre Ten years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled a 96-year-old precedent regarding the standard under which resale price maintenance (RPM) should be analyzed under Section 1 of...

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