The article discusses a court case Illinois Brick Co. v. Illinois, where in the U.S. Supreme Court decision of denying the compensation to indirect purchasers, who have been affected by antitrust violation, have been consistently criticised. It informs about limiting the private treble damage actions to the customers, who often suffer substantial harm without a remedy, by Illinois Brick Co. It further discusses the promotion of antitrust goals for directing the safety of direct purchasers.
Matthew M. Duffy,
Chipping Away at the Illinois Brick Wall: Expanding Exceptions to the Indirect Purchaser Rule,
Notre Dame L. Rev.
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