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Anti-Monopolization Workarounds

Competition, Vol. 17, No. 2, p. 207, 2008

9 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2009 Last revised: 25 Feb 2009

Reza Dibadj

University of San Francisco - School of Law


Bringing a monopolization claim under the Cartwright Act is difficult work. This article first explains the possible arguments that one might make in favor of such a claim, then describes why each faces an uphill battle. Second, the article discusses alternatives to the Cartwright Act for bringing a monopolization claim under California law and why each of these attempts is also challenging. The article concludes by considering the reasons for and significance of the lack of a clear monopolization claims under the Cartwright Act.

Keywords: antitrust, monopolization, Cartwright Act

JEL Classification: D42, L12, L41

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Dibadj, Reza, Anti-Monopolization Workarounds. Competition, Vol. 17, No. 2, p. 207, 2008. Available at SSRN:

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