Florists’ “pirate orders”

November 5, 2013

  • 29T Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • 29TXVII Antitrust Actions, Proceedings, and Enforcement
  • 29TXVII(B) Actions
  • 29Tk973 Evidence
  • 29Tk977 Weight and Sufficiency
  • 29Tk977(2) k. Restraints and Misconduct in General.

29T Antitrust and Trade RegulationEvidence tending to show that some florists reported “pirate orders” to two floral clearinghouses did not establish conspiracy between clearinghouses where florists could join any number of clearinghouses, so that competitive information gained general currency in industry.
American Floral Services, Inc. v. Florists’ Transworld Delivery Ass’n, 633 F. Supp. 201 (N.D. Ill. 1986)