Monopolies and Monopolization
Learn about improper means used to obtain a monopoly or maintain one.
In this lesson, we’ll learn about improper means used to obtain a monopoly or maintain one.
I. Monopolies and Monopolization
The earliest policy motivations for the federal antitrust laws were to eliminate the monopoly power that trusts in key industries enjoyed. Accordingly, § 2 of the Sherman Act makes it unlawful for any person to “monopolize, or attempt to monopolize, or combine or conspire with any other...