Links Between Vertically Related Markets: ITS v. Kodak

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dc.contributor.author MacKie-Mason, Jeffrey K.
dc.contributor.author Metzler, John
dc.date.accessioned 2007-04-11T03:31:53Z
dc.date.available 2007-04-11T03:31:53Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.citation in The Antitrust Revolution, 3rd ed., J. Kwoka and L. White, eds., 1999. Revised for Kwoka and White, 4th ed., 2002. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50450> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50450
dc.description.abstract In 1987 seventeen small companies filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Eastman Kodak Corporation, alleging that Kodak used its monopoly power over repair parts for its high-volume copiers and micrographics equipment in order to monopolize the service markets for those machines. Eleven years later, there have been two District Court opinions, two from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and one from the Supreme Court, and further post-trial, post-appeal disputes continue. Since the initial Supreme Court opinion in Kodak, there have been at least seven closely related Appeals Court opinions, and they stand in sharply divided conflict. Kodak is one of the most significant antitrust cases of the last decade or two. It is also one of the most controversial, and the controversy is far from resolved. We review the facts and the procedural history. We then present the main economic issues in dispute, and summarize the evidence presented at trial. We close with brief observations on some unresolved question that affect future antitrust economic analysis, and describe the post-Kodak conflict among other Circuit Courts of Appeal. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.title Links Between Vertically Related Markets: ITS v. Kodak en
dc.type Book Chapter en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Information and Library Science
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Social Sciences
dc.contributor.affiliationum Information, School of en
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/50450/1/kodak_2002.pdf en_US
dc.owningcollname Information, School of (SI)
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