Leegin's 10-Year Checkup: State RPM Rules Vs. Federal Rule
By Michael Lindsay and Matthew Ralph (June 26, 2017, 1:39 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.
Matthew Ralph Ten years ago the U.S. Supreme Court created a new federal rule for minimum resale price maintenance (RPM) agreements. Overruling an almost century-old precedent, Leegin held that federal antitrust law...
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