Antitrust Advisory: Failure to Prove Relevant Market Ends Tenants' Challenge to AT&T Exclusive MDU Agreements


On February 22, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a proposed antitrust class action against a telecommunications company for its alleged illegal restraint on trade and attempt to monopolize the market, holding that an apartment complex does not constitute a relevant geographic market for antitrust purposes. Wampler v. Southwestern Bell Tel. Co., No. 09-50208-cv (5th Cir., Feb. 22, 2010).

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