Antitrust Counterclaim Survives Dismissal In Arizona Copyright Case

(August 11, 2015, 11:54 AM EDT) -- PHOENIX — A dispute over intellectual property covering low-priced, ornamental jewelry will proceed with an antitrust counterclaim in place, thanks to an Aug. 7 ruling by an Arizona federal judge (Origami Owl LLC v. West Coast Charms LLC et al., No. 15-110, D. Ariz.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103755).

(Decision available. Document #16-150817-021Z.)

Although conceding that the U.S. Supreme Court has “carefully limited the circumstances under which plaintiffs can state a Sherman Act claim by alleging that prices are too low,” defendant West Coast Charms LLC...
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