U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


Cert. Denied


Questions Presented

1. Whether an agreement among the members of a joint venture on how best to distribute the venture’s 11 jointly created core product may be condemned under the Sherman Act without requiring the plaintiff to establish that defendants harmed competition in a properly defined antitrust market?

2. Whether, notwithstanding this Court’s decision in Illinois Brick, antitrust damages claims may be brought by indirect purchasers who do not allege that they paid a price fixed by the alleged conspirators?

Case Updates

Cert. petition denied

November 02, 2020

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant certiorari in antitrust challenge to NFL telecasting joint venture

April 08, 2020

The U.S. Chamber’s amicus brief argued that the Ninth Circuit’s abbreviated rule-of-reason analysis departed from settled principles of antitrust law.

Pratik A. Shah of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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