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Big Dental Distributors Can't Brush Off Antitrust Suit

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 8:34 PM EDT) -- Major distributors of dental supplies failed to extract themselves from an antitrust suit on Thursday when a New York federal judge found reason to believe they colluded to boycott supporters of a lower-cost rival.

Patterson Cos. Inc. and Benco Dental Supply Co. saw their motions for summary judgment rejected by U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan after he found that SourceOne Dental Inc., an online marketplace for dental supplies, put forward plausible allegations that the two companies cooperated to boycott trade group conferences and pressure manufacturers...
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Case Title

SourceOne Dental, Inc. v. Patterson Companies, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:15-cv-05440

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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Brian M. Cogan

Date Filed

September 21, 2015

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