Boycotts and Conspiracies to Exclude

Firms may be accused of violating antitrust law by refusing to do business with others.  Investigations of conduct and damages focus on: market definition; how the refusal to deal enables the boycotting firm or firms to maintain or establish monopoly power, or develop a dangerous probability of obtaining it in the relevant market or extending into another market; and, the harm to competitors, buyers, sellers, and competition overall.


Prevailing plaintiffs may obtain damages (before trebling) equal to the difference between their actual financial conditions and those that would have prevailed, but-for the alleged conspiracy.


Experienced providing consulting services in alleged boycotts in several industries, including the following.

RDRAM and other memory products