West Headnote of the Day – October 27, 2010

October 27, 2010

West's Key 29T Antitrust and Trade Regulation
West's Key 29TVI Antitrust Regulation in General
West's Key 29TVI(E) Particular Industries or Businesses
West's Key 29Tk601 k. Sports.

29T Antitrust and Trade RegulationFact that one bubble gum manufacturer, through individual contracts with every major and minor league baseball player, managed to obtain licensing agreements with each player giving it the exclusive right to use the player’s picture on baseball cards did not make aggregation of those contracts unlawful combination in restraint of trade.
Fleer Corp. v. Topps Chewing Gum, Inc., 658 F.2d 139 (3d Cir. 1981)