StubHub Suit 'Not An Antitrust Problem,' Ticketmaster Says

Law360, New York (August 3, 2015, 3:49 PM EDT) -- The National Basketball Association’s Golden State Warriors and Ticketmaster LLC told a California federal court on Friday that the antitrust suit brought by ticket reseller StubHub Inc. is not based on an “antitrust problem at all.”

In a pair of motions to dismiss, the Oakland, California-based team and its ticketing partner Ticketmaster argue that their agreement for the primary and secondary sales of game tickets cannot constitute a monopoly because the tickets compete in a market that includes other entertainment and sports events in the area.

“In reality, that is not an antitrust problem at all,” Ticketmaster wrote in its motion....

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