Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status

Antitrust

Play video

Monopolies and Monopolization

Learn about improper means used to obtain a monopoly or maintain one.

Transcript

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...