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Robert Bosch Headquarters in Germany

Bosch Anti-Competitive Actions on Electronic Braking Systems Class Action

The plaintiffs in this antitrust class action are a group of auto dealerships bringing suit against Robert Bosch GmbH and Robert Bosch, LLC. The complaint alleges that the companies engaged in a conspiracy to raise or fix prices and allocate the market and customers for electronic braking systems in the US. The complaint refers to  Read more

Antitrust
Collusion and Price Fixing, Brakes, Antitrust, Allocation of Customers Territories or the Like
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Amazon Prime, Buy Box, and Fulfillment Antitrust Class Action

The complaint for this antitrust class action claims that Amazon.com, Inc. aspires “to dominate every sector of the economy.” It outlines how Amazon Prime, the Buy Box, and Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) have strong-armed its third-party sellers and raised prices for consumers.  Read more

Antitrust
Tying Arrangement, Requiring Consumer to Pay Higher Prices, Antitrust
Zillow Ad: Sky and Tops of Homes

Zillow Funneling of Customers to “Premier Agents” Connecticut Class Action

Zillow’s online platform dominates the market for buying and selling homes. It “purports to make the process of buying and selling residential real estate less complicated and lower priced[,]” says the complaint for this class action. However, the complaint alleges that its power in the market allows it to “tilt the real-world playing field in  Read more

Antitrust
Deceptive Advertising, Antitrust
Growing Sweet Corn

Crop Inputs Antitrust and RICO Class Action

Crop inputs include seeds and the chemicals that protect them, such as fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides. This class action brings suit against four manufacturers, three wholesalers, and a number of retailers alleging violations of antitrust laws and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. The defendants include companies like Bayer CropScience Incorporated, Syngenta Corporation,  Read more

Antitrust
RICO laws, Collusion and Price Fixing, Antitrust, Agriculture

Apple Monopsony for Developers in the Apple App Store Class Action

This antitrust class action alleges that, in the area of game apps, Apple is a massive “monopsony” and “[p]laintiffs and the proposed class members are largely small startups who break their back[s] on Apple’s terms to produce free apps consumed by billions.” Apple, it says, underpays app makers, illegally rejects some of their work, charges  Read more

Antitrust
Monopsony, Monopoly, Antitrust, Anticompetitive Actions
Steam Name and Logo

Valve Corp. Steam Platform Games Anticompetitive Actions Class Action

“Valve Corporation’s Steam platform is the dominant platform for game developers to distribute and sell PC games in the United States[,]” says the first line of the complaint for this class action. But what enables it to keep that dominant position? The complaint alleges that it’s not better pricing or other fair means, but anticompetitive  Read more

Antitrust
Electronic Games, Antitrust, Anticompetitive Actions
DRAM

DRAM Manufacturers Collude to Raise Prices Antitrust Class Action

This class action concerns allegations of an antitrust conspiracy between makers of DRAM. DRAM—dynamic random access memory—is a form of semiconductor memory. It is used in personal computers, network servers, cell phones, tablets, televisions, cameras, and in industrial applications. The complaint alleges that companies in the Micron, Samsung, and SK Hynix families entered into a  Read more

Antitrust
Constraining of Supply, Collusion and Price Fixing, Antitrust
Mouth with Invisalign Aligner

Align Technology Anticompetitive Actions for Aligners, Scanners Class Action

Dental aligners are a plastic, less-visible form of braces. They are also popular because they can be removed for short periods, for eating and toothbrushing. This class action brings suit against Align Technology, Inc. for anti-competitive actions and monopoly of the aligner and scanning markets.  Read more

Antitrust
Antitrust, Anticompetitive Actions
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Card-Shufflers and Allegedly Fraudulent Patents Antitrust Class Action

This complaint makes antitrust allegations against three related companies—Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), Bally Technologies, Inc. (BTI), and Bally Gaming, Inc. (BGI, formerly SHFL Entertainment or Shuffle Master). The companies make automatic card shufflers, and the complaint asserts they “procured patents by fraud and then asserted those patents in sham lawsuits against competitors,” to exclude other  Read more

Antitrust
Patent Litigation, Gambling or Gambling Games, Antitrust
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National Association of Realtors Anti-Competitive Rules Class Action

This class action involves the National Association of Realtors (NAR), The San Francisco Association of Realtors (SFAR), Greater San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR), and a number of other real-estate-related entities. The complaint alleges that these entities have engaged in anti-competitive conduct that has resulted in “artificially inflated commissions” and higher prices paid by home  Read more

Antitrust
Real Estate, Antitrust, Anticompetitive Actions