Articles From Blake L. Harrop

State law limitations on the impact of Leegin By Blake L. Harrop March 2008 In June of 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled a nearly 100-year-old decision in Dr. Miles Medical Co. v. John D. Park & Sons Co.
Should the origination of a vertical restraint be relevant to its legality? By Blake L. Harrop February 2007 Over the last decade, the antitrust laws’ restrictions on vertical restraints have come under increased criticism from both the judicial and economic communities.
“Probation” programs to enforce retail price maintenace By Blake L. Harrop December 2005 Many years ago in Phillips v. Crown Central Petroleum Corp., the district court found that a supplier had coerced its dealers into agreeing to charge minimum resale prices in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act.
Danger signs in vertical pricing arrangements By Blake L. Harrop March 2004 One of the most difficult areas of counseling under the antitrust laws is in the area of Resale Price Maintenance ("RPM"), an area where suppliers become actively involved with the resale prices of their customers.
Illinois revises its antitrust statute By Blake L. Harrop & Livia S. West Administrative Law, June 2003 On April 4, 2003, the Illinois House of Representatives voted 117-0 to adopt HB 3468, a bill to amend certain procedural aspects of the Illinois Antitrust Act, 740 ILCS 10/1 et seq.

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